KATHMANDU: The Dharan-based BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences (BPKIHS) reported another Covid-19 related fatality on Sunday.
The 79-year-old male of Itahari Sub-Metropolitan City-1 of Sunsari district who was undergoing treatment at the Covid Hospital of the institute passed away at 3:05 am today, informed Dr Aashish Shrestha, Spokesperson at the BPKIHS.
The deceased was transferred from the BPKIHS to the Covid Hospital after he tested positive for the contagion. He was a patient of chronic heart disease and diabetes mellitus.
Hospital is preparing to perform the last rites of the deceased as per the health protocol, added Dr Shrestha.