One more person has died of corona infection. The deceased has been identified as a 69-year-old man of Ward No. 5 of Gulmi Chhatrakot Municipality. The health and population ministry formally confirmed the man's death on Sunday.

At a regular media briefing organized by the ministry, spokesperson Dr Jageshwor Gautam said the death toll had reached 23 by Sunday. The men had come to Nepal on June 7 after undergoing treatment for paralysis. He died at home on June 19 while he was in home quarantine. His sample was collected on the same day and the corona was confirmed on the 20th June.

He has been cremated with the help of the army.