KATHMANDU:An old man has died of corona infection at Koshi Hospital in Biratnagar.
A 77-year-old man of Biratnagar Metropolitan City-5, who was admitted to the hospital at 9 am on Monday due to fever and respiratory problems, has died. Chuman Lal Das informed.
The old man was kept in isolation and sent to the hospital for swab test at 10 am. He died at 3:15 p.m., and the infection was reported to be confirmed about an hour later.
The elderly man, who also has diabetes, has been suffering from fever and respiratory problems for four days, the hospital said.
The number of deaths due to corona in Morang has reached two. One person of Sonvarshi Municipality-8 was killed last Wednesday. The number of deaths due to corona infection in Nepal has reached 58.