20 die of Covid-19 in Chitwan hospitals in 24 hours
Chitwan : A total of 20 people died of Covid-19 while receiving treatment at different hospitals in Chitwan in the last 24 hours alone. Six persons were from Chitwan and others from neighbouring districts.
District Health Office Chitwan informed that seven persons died at Bharatpur Hospital, five at Chitwan Medical College, five at Old Medical College, and three at BP Koirala Memorial Cancer Hospital. It is the highest number of fatalities occurred in the district in 24 hours. Earlier, 18 persons had died in a day some days back.
The people from Makwanpur, Bara, Parsa, Rautahat, Tanahu, Dhading, Gorkha, Kathmandu, Arghakhanchi, Rupandehi, Kapilvastu, Nawalparasi, Pyuthan, Nuwakot and others visit Chitwan hospitals for treatments.
Public Health Officer at district office, Gitanjali Dhakal informed that currently, 521 persons suffering Covid-19 were getting treatment in Chitwan and among them, 260 were receiving ICU treatment. Similarly 59 are provided treatment at HFNC, 96 at HDU and 165 at isolations.