The Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) has confirmed three cases of COVID-19 death Saturday.
"Three males aged 45, 54 and 60 receiving treatment at various hospitals in Kathmandu succumbed to COVID-19, taking the death toll to 38," informed Dr Jageshwor Gautam, spokesperson of the ministry in the daily press briefing today.
According to Dr Gautam, a 60-year old male of Sankhamul, Kathmandu Metropolitan City-10, suffering from kidney and lungs disease, was admitted to Patan Hospital on June 30. He died on July 10 while receiving treatment in Patan Hospital itself.
Likewise, a 45-year old male of Pachpokhari Rural Municipality-6, Sindhupalchowk, who was suffering from tuberculosis, died of COVID-19 on July 9 while receiving treatment in Patan Hospital.
Similarly, a 54-year old male of Gokarneshwor Municipality-4, Kathmandu, who tested positive for the virus on July 14, died of COVID-19 on July 9 while receiving treatment at Kathmandu Medical College, Sinamangal.
With this, the COVID-19 death toll has reached 38.