Nepal Jyoti, 6 June 020 –
The Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) has confirmed two COVID-19 death cases today.
Dr Bikash Devkota, spokesperson of the ministry, in the daily press briefing today confirmed that two persons from Dolpa and Dhandaghi had succumbed to COVID-19.
Dr Devkota said that a 58-year old male from Jagadulla of Dolpa district who breathed his last at around 2:00 AM on June 3 was found to be COVID-19 positive in RT-PCR test done at Karnali Academy of Health Sciences (KAHS).
The deceased had reached Dolpa from Surkhet on May 29. Dr Devkota said that he was an asthmatic patient.
Likewise, a 55-year old female of Dhangadhi-4 who died at around 12:00 PM on June 5 has been found to be COVID-19 positive.
According to Dr Devkota, the deceased was a kidney patient and she died while undergoing dialysis at Seti Hospital.
Her RT-PCR test was done at Seti Hospital Laboratory itself.