Two Covid-19 fatalities reported Tuesday, death-toll stands at 429

KATHMANDU: Two fatalities from coronavirus infection were reported in the last 24 hours after which Nepal's Covid-19 death-toll stands at 429.

This is after long that a relatively low number of deaths from the disease has been reported in the country.

Both the deaths were registered in the Bagmati province.

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As per the Health Ministry's latest report, a 50-year-old woman from Kabhrepalanchok and a 50-year-old man from Kathmandu succumbed to the infection.

Nepal has more than 66,000 confirmed cases while global cases have exceeded 31 million whereas the global death-toll is approaching the 1 million mark.

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On Monday, Nepal reported its highest number of deaths from the novel coronavirus where as many as sixteen Covid-19 fatalities were confirmed taking the fatality tally to 427.