Makawanpur, May 12: Thirty-four people died of coronavirus in a day in Bagmati Province.
As per the data released by the Social Development Ministry of the province, a total of 18 people including Bagmati Province Assemblymember and CPN (UML) leader, Pashupati Chaulagain, succumbed to coronavirus in a day in Kathmandu alone.
Similarly, four died of coronavirus in Lalitpur, three in Bhaktapur, two each in Dolakha and Sindhuli, one each in Rasuwa, Ramechhap and Sindhupalchowk, according to the Ministry.
With this, the number of people who died of coronavirus has reached 1,653 in Bagmati province, shared Spokesperson of the Social Development Ministry, Dr Purushottam Sedhai.
A total of 4,655 new coronavirus cases was confirmed in Bagmati Province in the past 24 hours. Of them, 2,788 in Kathmandu, 602 in Lalitpur, 537 in Bhaktapur, one in Rasuwa, 73 in Nuwakot, 115 in Dhading, 124 in Chitwan, 47 in Sindhuli, 116 in Makawanpur, 24 in Ramechhap, 15 in Dolakha, 155 in Kavre and 58 in Sindhupalchowk.
There are 53,375 active coronavirus cases in the Province. A total of 2,481 are in institutional isolations, 378 in the high-dependency unit of different hospitals, 698 in ICU and 220 on a ventilator while 49,598 are on home isolation, added the Ministry.