Kathmandu - A man died of coronavirus infection in Banke this morning. The 52-year-old person of Nepalgunj sub-metropolis-3, who was admitted to COVID-19 isolation ward of the Kohalpur-based Teaching Hospital, breathed his last this morning, shared corona resource person of the Health Office Banke, Naresh Shrestha.
He was admitted to the ward at 11.30 pm on September 22 after being diagnosed with pneumonia in both lungs. Chief District Officer of Banke Ram Bahadur Kurumbang expressed grief over the demise of the man and informed that preparation is underway to manage the dead body in coordination with family members and the Nepali Army. With this, the death toll from the coronavirus infection has reached 12 in Banke. As many as 384 infected are receiving treatment in different isolation hospitals of Banke.