Second Covid-19 death in Kathmandu Valley

Published On: June 25, 2020 02:29 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, June 25: A 50-year-old man, who died at the Lalipur-based Patan Hospital, has become the Kathmandu Valley’s second Covid-19 death case.

The 50-year-old succumbed to the infection at around seven in the morning, taking the Covid-19 death toll in Nepal to 26.  

“A 50-year-old male, a resident at Mahalaxmisthan, Lalitpur, lost his life at the hospital this morning. The patient is a permanent resident of Chitwan, and was a kidney patient,” said an official at the Lalitpur Metropolitan City.

Earlier in May, a 57-year-old male from Bungmati, Lalitpur, had died after testing positive for COVID-19. 

As of Thursday afternoon, Nepal has reported 10,728 Covid-19 cases, with 26 deaths.

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