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गृहपृष्ठNepalEight more Nepalis succumb to COVID-19 in India

Eight more Nepalis succumb to COVID-19 in India


KATHMANDU – Eight more Nepalis in India have succumbed to COVID-19 last week, taking the fatality caseload among the Nepalis abroad to 293 as of Saturday evening.

According to the Non-Resident Nepali Association (NRNA)’s Health Committee Coordinator Dr Sanjeev Sapkota, eight Nepalis died due to the flu-like infection in Maharashtra and Chennai in India within a week.

As many as 45,439 Nepalis abroad in 44 countries have been infected with the deadly infection. Of them, 41,439 have recovered. Dr Devkota shared that COVID-19 cases were reported among Nepalis in the UK, Spain, Austria, Germany, India, Qatar and Saudi Arabia.

In Nepal, the COVID-19 tally stands at 206,353. Of those infected, 168,129 have fully recovered. A total of 1,202 people have lost their lives to the virus as of Saturday in Nepal.

In Nepal, 155,233 people have been recorded to have contracted the deadly infection. Among them, 108,334 have fully recovered. A total of 842 COVID-19 infected persons lost their lives to the coronavirus infection to date.

The Health Committee has urged all Nepalis abroad not to form any sort of crowd during the festivals and to adhere to all precautionary measures and remain safe from COVID-19.





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