October 12, 2020 11:15 AM NPT
By: Rekha Bhusal
BUTWAL, Oct 12: Rupandehi has recorded yet another coronavirus disease (COVID-19)-related death.
A man from Devdaha Municipality-10 who had earlier tested positive for the COVID-19 died in course of the treatment at 7 am on Monday at COVID-19 Special Hospital in Butwal. He was 79.
Information officer at the hospital Dr Bishnu Gautam told Republica that the man breathed his last while being treated on ventilator support. He was receiving treatment on ventilator support after his health condition further worsened in recent days.
The deceased was also a diabetes patient, according to his family members. With the latest death, the COVID-19-related death toll in Rupandehi has risen to 38.