Covid-19 patient dies in Surkhet

Published On: June 23, 2020 01:59 PM NPT By: Nagendra Upadhyaya

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SURKHET, June 23: A 35 years old man from Dullu Municipality, Dailekh has died of the coronavirus infection.

He was undergoing treatment for Covid-19 for a week at the Karnali Provincial Hospital.

The infected man breathed his last on Monday night at around 9:30, according to Dr KN Poudel, the corona focal person of the hospital.

The deceased who was also a tuberculosis patient had been admitted to Karnali Provincial Hospital on June 17.

He had tested positive for the virus on June 19.

“He is not an India-returnee. He had also undergone treatment in Dallu Hospital and later referred to the provincial hospital,” said Mayor Ganashyam Bhandari.

So far, Karnali Province has recorded five Covid-19 deaths. 


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