KATHMANDU: The death toll from coronavirus has reached 28 in Nepal after a COVID-19 patient died in Chitwan on Saturday morning.
According to Bharatpur Hospital Information Officer Liladhar Poudel, a 50-year-old man died while undergoing treatment at the ICU of the hospital at 7 am today.
Originally from Godawari municipality-7, Kailali, the patient had been shifted to an isolation ward of Bharatpur Hospital after he tested positive for coronavirus virus on Thursday.
Lung cancer-ridden patient was admitted at Chitwan Medical College and was then referred to Bharatpur Hospital after the Bharatpur COVID-19 laboratory had confirmed the coronavirus infection, said Paudel.
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.