BANKE – A coronavirus infected person has died in the course of treatment at the Kohalpur-based Teaching Hospital in Banke district this morning.
Focal person of District Health Office in Banke Naresh Shrestha said that a 79-year-old man died at the hospital earlier this morning.
He had tested positive for the coronavirus on November 6 in the course of a PCR test carried out at the Rapti Academy of Health Sciences in Dang.
He had been admitted to the hospital on November 17 after he complained of serious health problems when he was staying in home isolation. With this, a total of 77 people, including 40 from the Banke district, have lost their lives due to the coronavirus so far.