An elderly person of Raptisonari rural municipality died from coronavirus today.
The 86-year-old person died in course of treatment at Bheri Hospital, Nepalgunj, said Hospital Chief, Dr Prakash Thapa.
He tested positive for coronavirus on April 14 and was undergoing treatment at the hospital for the past one week.
As many as 78 new cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed on Saturday while 50 people recovered from the disease, informed the Ministry of Health and Population in its regular update on Saturday.
Currently, there are 383 active cases of COVID-19 across the nation.
So far, 12,027 people have lost their lives due to COVID-19 in Nepal.