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192 Nepalese die of COVID-19 abroad; 31,117 plus infected

The Coronavirus kills Nepalese in 16 countries including the UK, UAE, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar, Ireland, Japan, Turkey, Netherlands, Sweden, India, and South Africa. So far, corona infection has been seen in 34,301 people abroad except Nepal. Of them, 93.5 percent or 32,253 have been freed from corona infection, according to the committee.

LONDON:- One more Nepali has died abroad this week from the global epidemic of coronavirus (COVID-19). According to the Health Committee under the Non-Resident Nepali Association, one more person has died this week. According to the committee, 192 Nepalis have died abroad in 16 countries till Saturday evening.

According to the Health Committee, corona infections have increased this year in Australia, Spain, Belgium, India, Malta, Qatar, and Saudi Arabia. According to the committee, Nepalis living in 38 countries of the world have been infected with the coronavirus. Health Committee Convenor Dr. According to Sanjeev Sapkota, the second wave of COVID 19 has started in Australia and some European countries. Sapkota urged all Nepali communities to remain vigilant as the Coronavirus infection is spreading globally.

The Coronavirus kills Nepalese in 16 countries including the UK, UAE, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar, Ireland, Japan, Turkey, Netherlands, Sweden, India, and South Africa. So far, corona infection has been seen in 34,301 people abroad except Nepal. Of them, 93.5 percent or 32,253 have been freed from corona infection, according to the committee.

Similarly, 31,117 people have been infected with the coronavirus in Nepal alone. Of those, more than 18,000 corona has been released. It accounts for 59 percent of those infected. As many as 146 people have died in Nepal due to corona till Saturday evening. Urges the government to create an environment for non-resident Nepalis to return home. Kumar Pant, coordinator and chairman of the COVID-19 High-Level Committee of the Non-Resident Nepali Association, has urged the Government of Nepal to create a conducive environment for non-resident Nepalis living abroad to return to Nepal. He said that the recent decision of the government to launch rescue and charter flights to bring back the Nepalis stranded abroad with conditions was positive but there was no address on the issue of non-resident Nepalis.

He said that non-resident Nepalis who have to come to Nepal for urgent work are facing problems as the government has not properly addressed their repatriation. The association has drawn the attention of the government to create a conducive environment for non-resident Nepalis to return to Nepal through regular flights by providing necessary visas and facilities for practical work.

The Association has urged the Government of Nepal to make the regular international flights more practical and systematic. Earlier, 51,441 people have been rescued from foreign countries. In collaboration with the Non-Resident Nepali Association, Nepali Embassy, and diplomatic missions, stranded Nepalis are being rescued abroad due to the ongoing lockdown due to the coronavirus. They have been rescued through 327 flights in 30 different countries. According to the Non-Resident Nepali Association, more than 100,000 Nepalis are still waiting for rescue in Middle Eastern countries.

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