Nepal’s COVID-19 death toll reaches 73 with three more deaths in last 24 hours

Published On: August 8, 2020 06:00 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, Aug 8: Three more people died of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Nepal in the last 24 hours. 

According to the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP), one individual each from Kathmandu, Parsa and Morang succumbed to COVID-19.

Speaking at a daily virtual media briefing on Saturday, health ministry spokesperson Dr Jageshwar Gautam said that a female, 41, of Tokha Municipality-6 died of COVID-19 on Aug 7 while undergoing treatment at Patan Hospital.

Similarly, a 74-year-old person from Birgunj Metropolitan City-3 also died of COVID-19 at Gandak COVID-19 Hospital. The deceased was a patient of diabetes and asthma. Likewise, a 58 years old man from Biratnagar Metropolitan City-9 also succumbed to the novel coronavirus disease at Koshi Hospital. He was also suffering from high blood pressure and pneumonia.

Likewise, the health ministry recorded 378 new cases of COVID-19 across the country in the past 24 hours.


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