Nepal’s COVID-19 death toll climbs to 477 with 10 more fatalities reported on Sunday

Published On: September 27, 2020 07:00 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, Sept 27: Nepal recorded 10 more fatalities linked to the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the past 24 hours.

With this, Nepal’s COVID-19 death toll has jumped to 477, which is 0.65 percent of the total coronavirus infections. According to the data maintained by the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP), Kathmandu district recorded three COVID-19 related deaths, followed by Lalitpur and Bardiya with two deaths each. Likewise, Bara, Rupandehi and Achham districts also recorded one COVID-19 related death each.

As of Sunday afternoon, as many as 33 COVID-19 patients are undergoing treatment on ventilators and 225 are in intensive care units of various hospitals across the country.

Similarly, 21 Nepali nationals succumbed to COVID-19 last week in foreign countries, taking the death toll to 265. So far, 110,060 Nepalis have contracted COVID-19 and 732 have died of the same disease across the globe.

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