Nepal's coronavirus death toll reaches 60

Published On: August 5, 2020 05:02 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, Aug 5: With two more COVID-19 related deaths on Wednesday, Nepal’s COVID-19 death toll has reached 60.

According to Dr Jageshwar Gautam, the spokesperson for the Ministry of Health and Population, an 18-year-old girl from Pokharia Municipality-9, Parsa, succumbed to COVID-19 on August 3. She breathed her last while being taken to Natioanl Medical Collage, Birgunj. After death, her swab samples were collected for COVID-19 test which came out positive at the Narayani Hospital.

Likewise, a 46-year-old man from Birgunj Metropolitan City-5 also died of COVID-19 today. He was a diabetes patient. He complained of fever. The deceased had tested positive for COVID-19 on August 3.

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