161 Nepalis die from coronavirus abroad

161 Nepalis have succumbed to the novel coronavirus abroad, as per a report by NRNA.

One more Nepali died of novel coronavirus this week abroad. According to Non-Resident Nepali Association (NRNA) Health Committee, the death is from the United Kingdom.    

Similarly, until Saturday evening, the number of Nepalis losing their battle to COVID-19 has reached 161. 

As per committee coordinator Dr. Sanjib Sapkota, 29,243 Nepalis have recovered from 31,150 who have caught the infection. Nepalis from 36 countries have reported COVID-19 till date.    

The NRNA further shared that the infection rate among the Nepalis in African countries has increased this week compared to the previous week.    

Similarly, the UAE, Qatar, Kuwait and Saudi Arab, reported growing infections within Nepalis. The Committee has prepared a special guideline suggesting health safety measures to be taken while being in public places and using vehicles.

It has suggested the mandatory use of face mask in public areas.