Nepal’s coronavirus-related death toll crosses 500 mark

Published On: October 1, 2020 07:00 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, Oct 1: With 11 more people dying of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the past one day, Nepal’s coronavirus-related death toll has soared to 509.

According to the data maintained by the Ministry of Health and Population, 10 males and one female succumbed to COVID-19 in the past 24 hours.

Three males, aged 56, 50 and 27 from Sunsari; two males from Kathmandu, aged 78 and 68; a male from Bhaktapur, aged 68; a male from Lalitpur, aged 48; and a 34-year-old female from Banke died of coronavirus.

Likewise, Rupandehi saw deaths of three males (aged 80, 55, and 42) due to coronavirus.

Nepal registered its first death linked to coronavirus on May 17, 2020. The deceased, a local resident of Sindhupalchowk, was a 29-year-old woman. She died after giving birth to a baby.

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