Nepali Victims Of COVID-19 : Karna bahadur, was attending grandson’s marriage

Chhetri was temporarily in UK, to attend his grandson’s marriage. But, he couldn’t return back after he contracted coronavirus.

Name : Karna Bahadur Chhetri
Age : 75 years
Location : Northwick Park Hospital, London
Originally from – Baglung
Date : April 1, 2020
Known Medical Condition : No known conditions

Karna Bahadur arrived in London on February 26. After he got serious with the infection, hew as admitted to hospital on March 30. He was doing fine on that day although there was a oxygen deficiency in his blood.

At the hospital they found pneumonia and they stepped up their treatment. He was kept in a ventilator in the morning of April 1. That was sudden change in his health condition. By the evening, the family members were informed that he wasn’t alive and that was because of coronavirus.

The sudden news of his death was devastating to the family. Chetri’s 71-years-old wife had also travelled to the UK with her husband.

Chhetri was a retired Indian army personnel. He was active in politics and social work in his village in Baglung. He was also elected at the VDC from then CPN (UML). He had 4 sons and 3 daughters. The eldest son lives in London with his family. Youngest son and daughter-in-law are living in Japan and other children are in Nepal.

NOTE: I have decided to document and collect all the information of the Nepali people who have been the victim of COVID-19. These posts will be updated as more information about them is shared by their friends and families. So, if you know Karna Bahadur Chherti or any other, please comment. Thank you for your help.

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