BANKE, Oct 4: A new mother has died of COVID-19 in the district this morning. The 29-year-old mother from Bhimdatta Municipality-2 died at Teaching Hospital in Kohalpur, said Naresh Shrestha, corona source person at the health office, Banke.
The deceased gave birth to twins at Seti Hospital, Dhangadi, it has been learnt. She was given eight pints of blood and four pints of platelets. But her condition could not improve, it has been said.
She was tested positive for the infection on September 30, according to a statement released by the hospital.
She was admitted to Teaching Hospital on October 1. Preparations are underway to cremate the body of the woman, said Chief District Officer Ram Bahadur Kurumbang.
With this, the district has recorded 20 deaths from the virus.