Coronavirus death toll climbs to 34 in Nepal


July 4, 2020


Coronavirus death toll climbs to 34 in Nepal
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KATHMANDU: The death toll from coronavirus in Nepal has reached 34 as of Saturday after two deaths reported in the past 24 hours.

Spokesperson at the Ministry of Health and Population Dr. Jageshwor Gautam said that deaths have been reported in two men from Gorkha and Rupandehi.

According to Spokesperson Dr. Gautam, a 44-year-old man infected with COVID-19 succumbed to the deadly virus at the isolation of Gorkha Hospital at 5 am today.

Originally from Palungtar Municipality-7, the man tested positive for coronavirus on Friday evening, he said.

He was also suffering from diabetes and pneumonia.

Likewise, a 75-year-old man diagnosed with coronavirus died while undergoing treatment at Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital in Kathmandu.

The man hailing from Devdaha in Rupandehi breathed his last on Wednesday, Spokesperson Dr. Gautam said.

Deaths so far:

Earlier, a 29-year-old woman from Sindhupalchowk, a 25-year-old man from Banke’s Narainapur, a 41-year-old man from Gulmi and a 70-year-old man from Bara’s Kalaiya died due to coronavirus in Nepal.

Similarly, a 52-year-old man from Lalitpur, a man from Arghakhanchi, a 35-year-old man of Dullu-11 of Dailekh, a 2-year-old girl of Bajura, a 76-year-old man of Dolakha and a 45-year-old man of Palpa had also died due to coronavirus.

A 58-year-old man from Jagadulla-3 of Dolpa, a 28-year-old man from Panchpuri Municipality-1 of Surkhet, a 55-year-old woman from Kailali, a 58-year-old man from Syangja and a 68-year-old man from Bharatpur Municipality-11 had died.

Likewise, a 57-year-old man of Malarani of Arghakhanchi, a five-year-old boy of Bara, a man found dead in Birgunj, a 26-year-old man of Gulmi and a 46-year-old woman of Banke had died due to coronavirus.

Similarly, a 46-year-old man of Godavari-4 and a 46-year-old man of Godavari-4 of Kailali had died.

Likewise, a man who died in home quarantine in Gulmi had tested positive for coronavirus taking the country’s death tally to 23.

A 45-year-old man succumbed to coronavirus in Surkhet on June 22, taking Nepal’s death toll from the pandemic to 24.

The death toll from coronavirus pandemic in Nepal has reached 25 after a 55-year-old man died of the deadly virus in Pokhara and toll hit 26 when a man hailing from Chitwan died at Patan Hospital.

The death toll from coronavirus had reached 27 after a woman who died in Dang had tested positive for coronavirus.

The death toll from coronavirus had reached 28 in Nepal after a COVID-19 patient died in Chitwan and the death toll had reached 29 in Nepal after a COVID-19 patient died in Lalitpur district.

A man in Achham died while living in home quarantine and a 49-day-old baby died of coronavirus at Teaching Hospital taking the toll to 31.

An 85-year-old man from New Baneshwor, Kathmandu on Friday (July 3) succumbed to coronavirus, taking the coronavirus death toll in Nepal to 32.

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