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Three more succumb to COVID-19, death toll hits 38



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By TRN Online, Kathmandu, July 11: The Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) has confirmed three cases of COVID-19 death today.

"Three males aged 45, 54 and 60 receiving treatment at various hospitals in Kathmandu succumbed to COVID-19, taking the death toll to 38," informed Dr Jageshwor Gautam, spokesperson of the ministry in the daily press briefing today.

According to Dr Gautam, a 60-year old male of Sankhamul, Kathmandu Metropolitan City-10, suffering from kidney and lungs disease, was admitted to Patan Hospital on June 30. He had tested positive for the virus on July 1. He died on July 10 while receiving treatment in Patan Hospital itself.

Likewise, a 45-year old male of Pachpokhari Rural Municipality-6, Sindhupalchowk, who was suffering from tuberculosis, died of COVID-19 on July 9. He was identified with the virus infection on July 6 and was receiving treatment in Patan Hospital.

Similarly, a 54-year old male of Gokarneshwor Municipality-4, Kathmandu, who tested positive for the virus on July 14, died of COVID-19 on July 9. He was suffering from kidney disease and was receiving treatment at Kathmandu Medical College, Sinamangal.

With this, the COVID-19 death toll has reached 38 and the national COVID-19 tally stands at 16,719 including 8,442 cases of recovery

Currently, there are 8,239 active cases of COVID-19.

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