Two succumb to COVID-19 in two consecutive days in Siraha

SIRAHA: Two persons infected with novel coronavirus succumbed to the disease in two consecutive days in Siraha district.

According to Siraha District Health Office (DHO), a 77-year-old man of Jamad in Gol Bazaar Municipality-3 died from COVID-19 during the course of treatment at a hospital in Kathmandu, on Saturday.

Likewise, a 62-year-old man from Mirchaiya Municipality-5 died at Janakpur-based Provincial Hospital on Sunday.

It has been reported that the 62-year-old deceased was also a diabetic patient and had been suffering from pneumonia.

With the two fatalities reported, the death count from coronavirus in Siraha has now reached 10.