Province 1’s COVID-19 death toll reaches 89

Published On: October 8, 2020 12:57 PM NPT By: Chuman Basnet

MORANG, Oct 8: Two more COVID-19 related death cases were recorded in Province 1 on Thursday morning, taking the province’s COVID-19 death toll to 89.

An elderly from Biratnagar died of COVID-19 in home isolation and a youth who was undergoing treatment at the Dharan-based BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences (BPKIHS) also succumbed to the same disease.

The deceased elderly has been identified as an 82-year-old man from Biratnagar-5 who had tested positive for the virus on Oct 5. He was in home isolation since then, according to the Municipal Office.

Similarly, the deceased youth, 39, was from Dharan-10, who had tested positive for the virus on Sept 28 and was undergoing treatment at BPKIHS.

So far, Province 1 has witnessed 89 cases of fatality linked with COVID-19 including 23 females and 66 males.


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