Covid-19 hotspot Banke sees 11 deaths in past 24 hours

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Nepalgunj: Banke which has now become one of the hotspots of the second wave of coronavirus reported 11 deaths in the past 24 hours.

Six infected succumbed to the virus at Bheri Hospital, Nepalgunj, and five in the Teaching Hospital, Kohalpur, according to District Covid-19 Crisis Management Center’s resource person Tej Oli.

A 47-year-old female from Gulariya-9, Bardiya; a 50-year-old male from Salyan; a 44-year-old male of Nepalgunj Sub Metropolis-5; a 49-year-old female from Nepalgunj-16; a 55-year-old male from Madhuwan Municipality-6, of Bardiya and a 65-year-old male from Badhaiyatal Rural Municipality in Bardiya died of the pandemic.

Likewise, a 60-year-old male from Ghodaghodi Municipality-1 of Kailali, a 30-year-old female of Kohalpur Municipality-2; a 45-year-old female of Kohalpur-10, a 41-year-old male of Kohalpur-1, and a 64-year-old female of Kohalpur-14 also succumbed to Covid-19.

With this, the district death tally from the virus has reached 361—204 are from the district and 157 arrived here for treatment from other districts.