As many as 10 persons died of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours in Province 1, as recorded on Thursday.

Among the deceased, seven lost their lives in Biratnagar and others died in Dharan while undergoing treatment at various health facilities today. Four persons passed away in Biratnagar-based Koshi COVID Hospital, two in Nobel Medical College, and one in Neuro Hospital.

Meanwhile, the number of COVID-19 cases have sky-rocketed in Nepal and significant rise in the number of deaths is seen everyday across the country.

As of now, Nepal has reported 368,580 COVID-19 cases and 3,529 fatalities nationwide.