KATHMANDU: The death toll from coronavirus has reached 29 in Nepal after a COVID-19 patient died in Lalitpur district.
According to Khageshwor Gelal, Chief of Lalitpur District Health Office, a 29-year-old man died while undergoing treatment at Star ICU Hospital.
Originally from Rautahat, he had been admitted to the hospital few days ago after he complained of respiratory complications.
Even though he died on Saturday night, his PCR report came out positive on Monday morning, Gelal said.
His swab had been collected on Saturday night. Preparations are underway to dispose the body of the deceased.
Meanwhile, preparations are underway to keep 14 medical persons involved in the treatment of the deceased in quarantine, said Dr Anil Pokharel, the coordinator for Coronavirus Management Committee of the hospital.
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 on Saturday morning.