ILAM: SEPT. 11 – The Ilam District Coordination Committee member Chandra Magar died of COVID-19 this morning.
He was admitted to the B & C Hospital in Birtamode for treatment and died at around 4:30 am this morning, said Ilam District Coordination Committee Chair Ganesh Baral.
He was admitted to Mechi Hospital a week ago after showing symptoms of COVID-19. Initially, the antigen test showed no COVID-19 infection.
He was admitted to the hospital after his health condition became critical. After being admitted to B & C, he underwent a PCR test and was diagnosed with coronavirus infection.
A resident of Rong Rural Municipality-4 in southern Ilam, Magar was a member of the CPN (UML) Ilam Secretariat. With his death, Ilam has lost a talented young politician and people’s representative said Ilam DCC Chief Baral.