As many as six Covid-19 deaths have been reported in the last two days in Siraha district.

All the six deceased, including a doctor and a principal, were undergoing treatment in various health facilities.

With the advent of the new wave of coronavirus, 35 persons have succumbed to the contagion in the district till Tuesday morning, informed District Health Office, Siraha.

As many as 551 persons have been found positive for Covid-19 via PCR tests while 272 persons have been found coronavirus infected through the antigen test in the district.

Among them, 57 have been discharged.

Currently, 422 Covid-19 patients are in home isolation, 29 are receiving normal treatment, six are in Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and three are in HDU, added Siraha DHO.

Among the Covid infected, 131 of the 551 PCR positives are from Golbazaar Municipality.

Similarly, 10 of the 35 Covid-19 fatalities have also been reported in the municipality.