4 more die due to unknown disease, toll reaches 16

Four more people have died due to the unknown disease in Jajarkot district last night taking the total toll to 16 so far.

The victims are Laxmi Nepali, 50, Dhankala Damai, 55, Haste Kami, 51, Maheshwor Singh, 61, of Talegaun VDC in the district, said Prema Lama, In-Charge at the Talegaun police beat.

Over 180 patients have been taken to hospital for treatment on Tuesday alone and they are being treated keeping in the hospital premises due to lack of beds and rooms, it has been learnt.

Most of the patients are found suffering from respiratory diseases. RSS

Source: eKantipur