49-day-old baby dies of COVID-19 at TU Teaching Hospital

Published On: July 2, 2020 05:06 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, July 2: The Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) confirmed yet another COVID-19 fatality on Thursday.

According to MoHP spokesperson Jageshwar Gautam, a 49-day-old baby from Dhaulagiri Municipality of Myagdi who tested positive for COVID-19 died in course of treatment at the Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital in the capital.

The infant was admitted to TUTH nine days ago, and had been undergoing treatment at ICU. With this, Nepal's COVID-19 death toll climbed to 31, he said.


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