Banke reports two more coronavirus-related deaths

Published On: September 29, 2020 11:53 AM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

BANKE, Sept 29: Banke district recorded two more coronavirus-related deaths on Tuesday morning.

A 41-year-old man from Nepalgunj Sub Metropolitan City-7 died while undergoing treatment at Nepalgunj Medical College at 3:30 am, according to Naresh Shrestha, an official at the District Public Health Office, Banke. Likewise, another 53-year-old man from Kohalpur Municipality-10 breathed his last at 4:15 am at .

The first man was a health worker at the Nepalgunj Medical College Teaching Hospital. He was admitted to Kohalpur Hospital on September 16. His throat swab sample was collected after he experienced coronavirus-like symptoms. His throat swab sample came positive for the virus. 

The 53-year-old man was suffering from pneumonia and was admitted to the Kohalpur Teaching Hospital after he experienced coronavirus-like symptoms.  

Local authorities are preparing to dispose of the dead bodies.

With two more fatalities linked to coronavirus, the number of people dying of COVID-19 in Banke has risen to 15.


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