A Covid-19 infected person who was undergoing treatment at Dhangadhi-based Seti Provincial Hospital passed away, today.

The 50-year-old male from Godavari Municipality-3 of Kailali district passed away while receiving treatment, informed Dilip Kumar Shrestha, Information Officer at the hospital.

The deceased had a respiratory condition and had tested positive for the infection on Sunday. He was being treated in ventilator at the temporary COVID-19 ward.

Meanwhile, the hospital is preparing for the last rites of the body in coordination with Nepal Army.