49 Nepalis die due to coronavirus across globe

As many as 49 Nepalis living in 24 different countries have lost their lives due to the coronavirus as of Saturday evening.

Covid-19 claimed the lives of 33 Nepalis in the United Kingdom, 10 in the United States, two in the United Arab Emirates and one each in Ireland, Japan, Turkey and the Netherlands, according to the Non-resident Nepali Association (NRNA)

Issuing a press release, NRNA informed that 1,983 Nepalis have tested positive for the deadly virus across the globe.

Of them, 1,000 are in the US, 700 in the UK, 12 in Spain, 81 in the UAE, 49 in Bahrain, four in Germany, 27 in Portugal, 22 in Ireland, 11 in Australia, six in Belgium, four in Saudi Arabia, 42 in Kuwait, and one in France, two in Japan, three in Malaysia, three in Canada, three in New Zealand, three in Cyprus Myanmar, two in Malta, one in France and two in Hong Kong.

Similarly, 434 Nepalis living in various parts of the world have recovered from the disease so far.

In Nepal, 52 have tested positive for coronavirus and 16 of them have returned home after recovery.