Banke, May 1: Six people died from the coronavirus in Banke in the last 24 hours. The dead are from Banke itself (three), Dang (two), and Kapilvastu (one).
The District Covid-19 Crisis Management Center said a 45-year-old male from the Tulasipur Sub-metropolis-17 in Dang died in the Medical College Kohalpur.
He was admitted to the hospital on April 29 and his swab sample was collected in the evening of April 30. He breathed his last as the hospital was waiting for his test report. The report has come positive.
Similarly, a 47-year-old woman from Nepalgunj Sub Metropolis-6 died at 9:30 pm at the Medical College Kohalpur. She was hospitalised on April 28 and diagnosed with Covid-19 the following day. The third deceased is a 51-year-old male from Krishnanagar Municipality-5 in Kapilvastu who was admitted to the Medical College on April 28.
His PCR test was conducted the following day and he died at 10:00 pm Friday.
A 35-year-old male of Kohalpur Municipality-11 who was hospitalised on April 23 died late Friday midnight at the Medical College Kohalpur. The fifth deceased is a 55-year-old woman of Nepalgunj-10 who breathed her last at the Bheri Hospital at 4:00 am today. She underwent the PCR test on April 26 and was admitted to the hospital the following day.
Likewise, a 60-year-old male from Dagisharan Rural Municipality-1, Dang who was admitted to the Medical College Kohalpur on April 21 died at 4:00 am today. With this, the number of people dying from coronavirus in Banke has reached 118.