BIRATNAGAR: One more person died of coronavirus here on Friday.
A 58-year-old man succumbed to the virus while undergoing treatment at Koshi Hospital, Biratnagar, said medical superintendent Dr. Chuman Lal Das.
With this, the city recorded three deaths today itself.
A private hospital had referred the person to Koshi Hospital after he suffered fever, cough and respiratory problems for a week.
The hospital has initiated a process for the management of the dead body, added Dr. Das.
Nepal’s death toll from coronavirus had reached 70 as of Friday afternoon after five deaths reported in the last 24 hours.
Speaking at a regular press briefing this afternoon, Spokesperson at the Ministry of Health and Population Dr. Jageshwor Gautam had said that three from Parsa and one each from Siraha and Sarlahi have succumbed to coronavirus.
Meanwhile, Nepal confirmed 464 fresh cases in the past 24 hours that took the national tally to 22,214.