Five more COVID-19 infected persons died in the State-1 in the past 24 hours. Of the deceased five, three are from Jhapa and one each from Morang and Sunsari. According to the State government's Ministry of Social Development, 129 persons have died of the infection in the State so far.
Similarly, 481 persons have found infected while conducting PCR on 1,481 individuals in the State in the past 24 hours. With this, total number of infected has reached 13,183 till today.
Similarly, 145,383 persons are tested COVID-19 in the State.
Sankhuwasabha records first death
Meanwhile, an octogenarian has died of COVID-19 in Sankhuwasabha district today.
An 80-year old man of Dharmadevi Municiplaity-3 who was in home isolation for three days died of infection this noon. This is the first death caused by the pandemic in the district.
Source: National News Agency Nepal