15 Nepalis die from coronavirus in US


RSS (29 April 2020)- A Nepali died from coronavirus infection in America on Tuesday. He is Mahesh Panthi living at Virginia State of the US. He was admitted to the hospital on April 8.

With the death of Panthi, number of Nepalis losing life to coronavirus in US has reached 15. Of them, 12 died in New York, two in Colorado and one in Virginia. However, state delegate of Maryland, Harry Bhandari, though there was no strong basis to prove that all 15 of them died from coronavirus infection, some of them are found died from heart attack due to physiological panic.

Coordinator at the NRN Global Health Committee, Dr Sanjeev Sapkota, informed the National News Agency (RSS) that a total of 54 Nepalis living in US, UK, UAE, Turkey, Ireland, Netherlands and Japan died from corornavirus so far.