One more person dies from coronavirus in Jhapa
Kathmandu : One more coronavirus infected person died in Jhapa district on Sunday evening.
The 82-year-old man of Birtamod municipality- 5 died in course of treatment at Biratnagar-based Nobel Hospital, said COVID-19 Prevention and Control Coordinator at Birtamod Health Section, Om Khadka.
Suffering from asthma, he was admitted at Birtamod-based Birt City Hospital for treatment after he complained of health problem four days ago and he was referred at Nobel Hospital for further treatment.
The swab of the elderly person was collected on Saturday and he tested positive for coronavirus on Sunday morning, shared Khadka.
With this, the number of people died from coronavirus has reached nine in Jhapa and there are 931 active coronavirus cases, said focal person at the District Public Health Office, Jhapa, Jeevan Chaulagain.