189 Nepali die of COVID-19 worldwide


Kathmandu, August 2 : A total of 28 Nepali have died of coronavirus worldwide in the past seven days. According to the Non-Resident Nepali Association (NRNA), among fresh deaths, 25 are in India, two in the Saudi Arabia and one in the South Africa. With this, the worldwide death toll of Nepali people from the virus has reached 189.

In a press statement issued from the UK this morning, the NRNA said that Nepali people residing in 38 countries in the world have been affected by the virus and most infections are in Maharashtra of India. Similarly, 35 Nepali who attended a family gathering in Luxembourg were infected once.

Meantime, it is said so far, 37,424 Nepali people left stranded abroad due to COVID-19 crisis have been brought back to home with the Nepali Embassy in the respective countries, diplomatic missions and other organisations. RSS