Coronavirus is spreading rapidly around the world while inflicting social, economic and financial impacts on every nation including the richest countries like the USA, Italy, Spain and China.
So far, the COVID-19 pandemic has affected 209 countries and territories, and 2 international conveyances while infecting 1,352,753 people and claiming 75,058 lives.
As of now, Italy has witnessed the worst with 16,523 death cases while the USA has the highest number of coronavirus positive cases – 367,385.
While the global countries are grappling to contain the COVID-19 infection, Nepal has somehow managed to escape the worst so far.
Despite sharing most of its border with China and India, Nepal has witnessed only 9 coronavirus infection cases and zero death cases.
However, the situation of Nepalis in foreign countries is getting worse as the coronavirus threat is growing rapidly outside Nepal.
Nepalis in the USA are the most affected among the Nepalis in foreign countries.
According to the Nepali Embassy in Washington DC, 500 Nepalis in the USA have been tested positive for the novel coronavirus while 4 have died. Only one among the infected has recovered.
A large number of Nepali migrant workers in the Middle East countries have been infected by the deadly coronavirus.
However, no Nepali national has died from coronavirus in the Gulf countries.
So far, European countries have confirmed that 21 Nepalis have been infected with coronavirus while 2 died.
According to the Nepali Embassy in Canberra, 9 Nepali students in Australia have been tested positive for COVID-19 and one among them has already recovered. However, there are no death cases.
According to the Nepali Embassy in India, three Nepalis have been confirmed with coronavirus infection.
Only one Nepali in Japan has been infected with COVID-19.
Only one Nepali migrant worker in Malaysia has been tested positive for coronavirus infection so far.
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