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Two persons succumb to COVID-19, death toll hits 34



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By TRN Online, Kathmandu, July 4: The Ministry of Health and Population has confirmed two COVID-19 deaths today.

Dr Jageshwor Gautam, spokesperson of the ministry confirmed two COVID-19 deaths in the daily press briefing today.

A 44-year old male of Gorkha, died of COVID-19 on July 4, informed Dr Gautam.

He had returned from Qatar on July 1 and was admitted to Gorkha hospital on July 3. He was also suffering from diabetes.

Likewise, a 75-year old Tuberculosis and pneumonia patient admitted to TU Teaching Hospital, Kathmandu who died on July 1 was found to be COVID-19 positive.

Dr Gautam said that the Nepali Army (NA) were deployed for cremation of the dead bodies.

With this, the COVID-19 death toll of Nepal has reached 34 and the case count has reached 15,491 including 6,415 cases of recovery.

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