NEPALGUNJ, June 17: One more woman has tested positive for novel coronavirus (COVID-19) disease after her death in Banke district.
A 46-year-old woman from Baijnath Rural Municipality-6 in the district passed away Monday evening while undergoing treatment at the Kohalpur-based Nepalgunj Medical College Teaching Hospital.
According to Focal Person at the District Health Office in Banke, Naresh Shrestha, her swab samples were tested positive for the virus on Tuesday evening. A team of Nepal Army personnel is making necessary arrangements for her funeral
Hospital sources said the woman was admitted at the hospital on June 10 after she experienced some respiratory difficulties.