34 die of Covid-19 in Bagmati Province in a day


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Kathmandu: A total of thirty-four people died of Covid-19 in a day in Bagmati Province.

As per the data released by the Social Development Ministry of the province, a total of 18 people including Bagmati Province Assemblymember and CPN-UML leader, Pashupati Chaulagain, succumbed to the pandemic in a day in Kathmandu alone.

Similarly, four died in Lalitpur, three in Bhaktapur, two each in Dolakha and Sindhuli, one each in Rasuwa, Ramechhap and Sindhupalchowk, according to the Ministry.

The Covid-19 death toll has reached 1,653 in Bagmati province

With this, the Covid-19 death toll has reached 1,653 in Bagmati province, shared Spokesperson of the Social Development Ministry, Dr Purushottam Sedhai.

A total of 4,655 new cases were confirmed in Bagmati Province in the past 24 hours. Of them, 2,788 in Kathmandu, 602 in Lalitpur, 537 in Bhaktapur, one in Rasuwa, 73 in Nuwakot, 115 in Dhading, 124 in Chitwan, 47 in Sindhuli, 116 in Makawanpur, 24 in Ramechhap, 15 in Dolakha, 155 in Kavre and 58 in Sindhupalchowk.

There are 53,375 active cases in the Province. A total of 2,481 are in institutional isolations, 378 in a high-dependency unit of different hospitals, 698 in ICU, and 220 on ventilators while 49,598 are on home isolation, added the Ministry.