KATHMANDU: A man succumbed to coronavirus taking Nepal’s death toll from the pandemic to 24.
A COVID-19 patient who was undergoing treatment at the Province Hospital in Surkhet died on Monday night.
A 45-year-old man of Dullu Municipality-3 in Dailekh died at 9:30 pm last night while undergoing treatment, according to the Karnali Province Ministry of Social Development.
The man was admitted to the hospital on June 17 for treatment and was confirmed to be infected the next day.
With this, the number of deaths due to coronavirus infection in Karnali Province has reached five, including two from Surkhet, two from Dailekh and one from Dolpa.
Meanwhile, the province has reported 25 new cases that have taken the total cases in the province to 1,307.
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.