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गृहपृष्ठNepalTwo succumb to COVID-19 in Biratnagar

Two succumb to COVID-19 in Biratnagar


BIRATNAGAR : Two people have succumbed to the coronavirus infection in Biratnagar of Morang district today.

The deceased include a man and a woman from the Morang and Sunsari districts. They died this morning while undergoing treatment at the Nobel Teaching Hospital in Biratnagar.

Hospital’s administration chief Narayan Dahal said 42-year-old man from Belbari Municipality-11 had been suffering from lungs and kidney ailment. He had tested positive for the coronavirus on October 21 and was kept in an isolation ward. Similarly, the 59-year-old woman from Dharan Sub-metropolitan City-8 had been hospitalised on October 15 and tested positive for the virus on the same day. She had been suffering from respiratory disease and diabetes.

Meanwhile, Province no 1 government’s Minister for Internal Affairs and Law, Hikmat Kumar Karki has contracted the coronavirus as well. His private secretary Rabi Khanal said that Minister Karki, who was under contact tracing, had given his swab for testing on Thursday and tested positive today. The Minister was suffering from a cough and cold since a few days.

He is now in isolation at his home in Biratnagar. His health condition is normal. Khanal himself has tested positive for coronavirus and he is staying in isolation at his house in Dharan, Sunsari. He is also in normal health.





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