BANKE : Two people have lost their lives to the coronavirus in Banke this morning. Resource person at the District Health Office in Banke, Naresh Shrestha, informed that a 41-year-old man of Nepalgunj sub-metropolis-7, Ranitalau and a 53-year-old man of Kohalpur municipality-10 died this morning while undergoing treatment at Nepalgunj Medical College Teaching Hospital in Kohalpur.
The 41-year-old man who was serving at the Nepalgunj Medical College Teaching Hospital had been suffering from pneumonia. He was admitted to the teaching hospital on September 16, after which he tested positive for the virus.
The 53-year-old man of Kohalpur-10 succumbed to the virus at 4:15 this morning. He was also suffering from pneumonia and had been admitted to the hospital on September 20. He had tested positive for the virus on September 22, resource person Shrestha informed. With this, the coronavirus death toll in Banke has reached 15.