As many as seven people have succumbed to coronavirus infection in the last 24 hours in Sudur Pashchim Province.

The deceased hailed from Kailali and Kanchanpur districts and some of them were admitted to the Seti Zonal Hospital while a few were getting treated in Mahakali Hospital.

According to the Information Officer of the hospital, Dilip Kumar Shrestha, one of the deceased was a 45 year-old woman from Kailali who died 12 hours after testing positive, on Thursday at 12:30 pm. Another 33 year-old male was being treated in the ICU but passed away today itself.

Shrestha informed that another 60 year-old man also died on Thursday in the hospital during treatment.

Information Officer of District Administrative Office Kailali, Shivaraj Joshi shared that an 87 year-old woman succumbed to the disease at her home in isolation.

Similarly, in Kanchanpur, a 21 year-old man, 30 year-old man, and another 36 year-old woman died due to the infection, according to Mahakali Hospital.

The 21 year-old man was suffering from blood cancer and had no travel history, corona focal person Dr Govinda Rokaya informed. And the 30-year-old man had a severe case of pneumonia and had travelled from India.

With the seven deaths, the Covid-related fatalities has hiked to 73 in Sudur Pashchim.