A 38-year-old man from Shahidnagar-8, Dumariya died of coronavirus infection in Dhanusha on Sunday. The man was admitted to the State Hospital Janakpur after he grew some critical symptoms like sneezing, cough and fever.
He died in Siraha on the way to Dharan-based BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences for treatment when his condition was getting complicated, the state hospital sources said.
Co-Director of the Health Directorate of State-2, Bijaya Kumar Jha informed his swap samples were collected on Sunday morning and the test result came negative in the evening same day.
The dead body is said to be managed in Janakpur. This is so far the first death from corona infection in Dhanusha. As of today, 12 people have lost their lives to the virus infection in the State-2.