16 October 2020, Kathmandu
A 67-year-old man infected with COVID-19 has died in Rupandehi district on Friday morning.
The sexagenarian man passed away in the course of treatment at Lumbini Provincial Hospital at 7:15 am today, said Dr Bishnu Gautam, the information officer for the hospital.
Originally from Tilottama municipality-2, the elderly had been admitted to Butwal COVID Special Hospital after he tested positive for coronavirus on October 7.
As the patient’s health condition deteriorated, he was being treated on ventilator since October 11.
He passed away this morning after his health condition suddenly became critical, said the hospital.
With this, the number of deaths from coronavirus has reached 46 in Rupandehi.