Health Ministry confirms Nepal's fourth Covid-19 fatality

KATHMANDU: The Health Ministry today confirmed a Covid-19 fatality, in Parsa, taking Nepal's death  from the respiratory contagion to four.

The RT-PCR test result of an elderly, who had passed away on May 17 in Birgunj based National Medical College, has come out positive for COVID-19.

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The 70-year-old, who had tuberculosis and other respiratory ailments, had developed pneumonia and was receiving treatment at the hospital.

All the four fatalities reported so far have been diagnosed after the infected patients passed away.