COVID-19 suspected patient dies at Dhulikhel hospital, reported awaited

DHULIKHEL, May 15: A woman who was suspected of contracting COVID-19 has died at the Dhulikhel Hospital.

According to the hospital, the 29-year-old woman from Barabise-1 of Sindhupalchowk had respiratory complications and died while undergoing treatment in isolation on Friday morning.

The hospital source said that she was brought to the emergency at around 9 pm.

The post-natal mother had delivered a child at the TU Teaching Hospital on May 5 and was discharged a day later.

Her swab samples have been sent for the possible infection.

After the death of the patient, the hospital has been sealed.