Nepal recorded the 10th COVID-19 death on Thursday.
The 45-year-old man from Purbakhola, Palpa, who died on June 2, has tested positive, according to Health Ministry Spokesperson Dr Bikash Devkota.
The man, who had returned from India, was admitted with the Mission Hospital in Palpa after he developed respiratory problems while in quarantine.
This is the 10th COVID-19 death confirmed by Nepal.
The government on May 16 had confirmed that the 29-year-old new mother from Ramche in Bahrabise municipality, Sindhupalchowk was the first to die of COVID-19 in Nepal on May 14. The 25-year old man who died while quarantined in Banke on May 17 was the second.
The 70-year-old man who died at National Medical College in Birgunj on May 17 was the third and the 41-year-old man from Madane rural municipality of Gulmi who died at Crimson Hospital on May 21 the fourth.
The man who died in India while returning to Nepal on May 23 was the fifth while the man from Bungmati Lalitpur who died on May 27 the sixth.
The 35-year-old man from Dullu-11 of Dailekh who died in the quarantine facility of Dullu-7 was the seventh. The two-year-old girl who died at the isolation ward of Bajura District Hospital Sunday morning was the eighth.
The man from Dolakha who died at the Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital (TUTH) on Wednesday was the ninth to be confirmed.
Published Date: Thursday, Jestha 22, 2077, 17:11:00