Nepal witnesses highest single-day death toll on Thursday

KATHMANDU: Seventeen more individuals diagnosed with coronavirus infection have succumbed to the disease, the Ministry of Health and Population confirmed at its regular media briefing on Thursday.

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This is the highest recorded number of fatalities in a single-day in Nepal.

Five women and 12 men are among the latest individuals to pass away due to the novel coronavirus.

Details of the deceased individuals

  • 55-year-old female, Morang
  • 81-year-old female, Sunsari
  • 73-year-old female, Bhaktapur
  • 82-year-old female, Kathmandu
  • 32-year-old female, Dhading
  • 78-year-old male, Jhapa
  • 68-year-old male, Dhanusha
  • 70-year-old male, Dhanusha
  • 65-year-old male, Rautahat
  • 84-year-old male, Bhaktapur
  • 75-year-old male, Kathmandu
  • 79-year-old male, Kathmandu
  • 80-year-old male, Kathmandu
  • 39-year-old male, Tahahun
  • 39-year-old male, Dang
  • 50-year-old male, Kapilvastu
  • 55-year-old male, Nawalparasi

Nepal has more than 69,000 confirmed cases while global cases have exceeded 31 million whereas the global death-toll is approaching the 1 million mark.

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With the recent addition of fatalities, Nepal’s Covid-19 death-toll has now advanced to 453.