SINDHULI, May 3: An octogenarian has died of COVID-19, marking the first death in the district after the country was hit by the second wave of the pandemic. The 80-year-old woman of Tinpatan Rural Municipality-2 who was staying in home isolation following the infection died on Friday morning, confirmed Chairman of Sindhuli Hospital Pralhad Pokhrel.

KATHMANDU, May 16: Nepal reported the first ever death due to novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the country on Saturday.

NAIROBI, March 21: Mauritius has confirmed its first death from the coronavirus, while the number of confirmed cases have risen, a health ministry official said on Saturday.

DHAKA, March 18: A patient who was suffering from COVID-19 died in Bangladesh on Wednesday, said healthcare officials, marking the first fatality from the disease in the South Asian country.