According to the US Government, a Nepali national died from coronavirus on April 28, 2020, taking the total number of Nepalis losing life to 15.
Mahesh Panthi, a resident of Virginia State, has died while undergoing treatment at a local hospital.
Among the 15 deaths, 12 died in New York, 2 in Colorado and 1 in Virginia.
So far, over 1000 Nepalis have been tested positive for coronavirus in the US and are undergoing treatment.
According to the NRN Global Health Committee Coordinator, Dr. Sanjeev Sapkota, a total of 54 Nepalis living in the US, UK, UAE, Turkey, Ireland, Netherlands and Japan died from coronavirus so far.[ALSO READ: USA, UK, Kuwait, Bahrain Sees Sudden Surge in ‘COVID-19 Nepalis’]
As of today, the US has reported 1,036,417 coronavirus infection cases and 59,284death cases.
However, Nepal has reported only 57 coronavirus positive cases and zero death cases.