Nepal’s COVID-19 death toll hits four, national tally reaches 682 : MoHP

Kathmandu / May 25: The Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) has reported yet another COVID-19 death..

A 70-year old tuberculosis patient, who breathed his last on May 18, has been identified to have been infected with COVID-19, informed Dr Bikash Devkota, spokesperson of the ministry in the daily press briefing today.

After having breathing difficulties, the deceased, who was a tuberculosis patient, was taken to Birgunj Medical College on May 15. He was receiving treatment in Intensive Care Unit of the hospital.

After his COVID-19 test done at Narayani Hospital, Birgunj came out to be suspicious on May 16, his swab sample was sent to National Public Health Laboratory (NPHL), Kathmandu for reconfirmation.

He tested positive for the virus in PCR test done at NPHL.

With this, the COVID-19 death toll in Nepal has reached four.

6 COVID-19 positive cases confirmed

Meanwhile, six persons from Acham, Bardiya and Parsa have been identified with COVID-19 infection in PCR test, said Dr Devkota.

With this, the national COVID-19 tally has reached 682, including four death cases and 112 cases of recovery.

The remaining patients are receiving treatment in various hospitals in different parts of the country.

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