The death toll rose to 34 on Saturday after two more COVID-19 patients died, the Ministry of Health and Population confirmed.
A 44-year-old man from Gorkha district, who earlier tested positive for COVID-19, died in course of treatment at the hospital. He had returned from Qatar on Wednesday and was staying at a quarantine facility in his village.
Similarly, another 75-year-old man from Rupandehi died while undergoing treatment at a hospital in Kathmandu Thursday. He was a tuberculosis patient.
Health Ministry spokesperson Dr Jageshwar Gautam, at a daily media briefing, said that 9,042 corona active patients are undergoing treatment at various isolation centers as of now.