26 die of coronavirus infection in Chitwan
Kathmandu: A total of 26 individuals died of coronavirus infection in Chitwan district so far.
Of them, 16 are the residents of Chitwan, Public Health Officer of Health Office, Chitwan, Geetanjali Dhakal said. Likewise, five of them are from Makawanpur, 3 of Nawalparasi East and one each from Gorkha and Kailali.
She said that 25 infected died in hospitals during treatment and other their way to the hospitals while an elderly one passed away at home. In Chitwan, Bharatpur Metropolitan City recorded the highest number of deaths with total nine.
The Office said that three died from Ratnanagar and two each from Khairahani Municipality and Rapti Municipality.
Information Officer of Bharatpur Hospital Leeladhar Poudel said that the total number of infected in Chitwan district reached 1,243 including 507 women.
He added that 299 infected ones were discharged from the hospitals after complete recovery from the virus.