Youth suspected of COVID-19 dies in Butwal

A youth has passed away in Butwal on Sunday.

The deceased, a 32 year old male had returned from Dubai last Saturday, 21st March, 2020.

He had been admitted to the Corona Special Hospital in Rupandehi on Thursday after exhibiting symptoms relating to the novel coronavirus.

His throat swab was collected and sent to the Teku based National Public Health Laboratory on Sunday, i.e. after four days of admission to the hospital. The reason for the delay in testing is yet to be ascertained.

His test results are due, and is awaited.