While Nepal is grappling with the issue of tracing Tablighi Jamaat members, the situation of the Non- Resident Nepalis (NRNs) is becoming worse as the global countries are grappling with the COVID-19 pandemic.
According to the Non-Resident Nepali Association (NRNA), a total of 675 Nepalis have been infected and 14 have died due to coronavirus.
The NRNA has been collecting the data with the help of Nepali Embassies across the world, branches of the NRNA and other local communities.
Moreover, the NRNA has also initiated 24/7 helpline services to know the concerns of the Nepalis residing in various countries across the world.
The helpline numbers include-
Any Nepali living in a foreign country can reach the helpline through normal phone calling or through Viber and WhatsApp.
The helpline will be operated by the NRNA Secretary Hem Raj Sharma.
So far, Nepal has reported 12 coronavirus infection cases. However, the country is on high alert as three Tablighi Jamaat members tested positive for coronavirus.
As of today, the coronavirus has infected 1,854,043 people and claimed 114,291 lives globally. However, 427,879 patients have recovered from the infection.
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