KATHMANDU: The death toll from coronavirus pandemic in Nepal has reached 25 after a 55-year-old man died of the deadly virus in Pokhara on Wednesday night.
According to Pokhara Academy of Health Sciences, a 55-year-old man, who was admitted to the hospital after he complained of respiratory complications on June 21, succumbed to the pandemic in the course of treatment at 11:35 pm yesterday.
He was being treated on ventilator for COVID-19, pneumonia, diabetes and mellitus –II, said Dr Arjun Acharya, Director at Pokhara Academy of Health Sciences.
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.