KATHMANDU: An elderly person died from coronavirus infection in Hetauda of Makawanpur district today.
He is a 74-year-old male from Karra, Hetauda Sub-metropolitan City-4, the sub-metropolis public health inspector, Bhola Chaulagain, said.
The victim was in home isolation after contracting the virus. The risk of spread of coronavirus infection has increased in Hetauda of late as the city adjoins Bara and Parsa districts of the Tarai which have a surging number of cases and due to the negligence of the general public in adopting health safety measures.
Similarly, a 42-year-old Covid-19 patient died at Narayani Hospital of Birgunj in course of treatment. He is a resident of Malangawa, Sarlahi district.
He was admitted to the hospital on Tuesday after suffering from difficulty in respiration.
The patient had tested positive for coronavirus through an antigen test on the same day.