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A Nepali woman with travel history to Belgium tested positive for COVID-19 on April 2, 2020.
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Live Update! COVID-19 Cases in Nepal Reach ‘Six’

While the Nepali Government is grappling to contain the spread of coronavirus, one more positive case has been surfaced in the country.

A Nepali woman with a travel history to Belgium tested positive for COVID-19 taking the total number of confirmed cases in the country to six on April 2, 2020.

According to the Health and Population Ministry Spokesman Dr. Bikas Devkota, the woman arrived at the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) on the Qatar Airways’ QR 652 flight from Doha on March 17, 2020.

She is the third passenger testing positive for COVID-19 among the 158 passengers who reached Nepal via the Qatar Airways flight on March 17, 2020.

Earlier, a 19-year-old Nepali girl with a travel history to France and a 22-year-old girl with travel history to Belgium had tested positive for COVID-19.

Coronavirus Stats of Nepal

Source: Facts Nepal

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Among the six cases, the first patient has already recovered while the other five are undergoing treatment.

All ‘six COVID-19 cases in Nepal’ at a glance

Cases

Confirmed On Nature Travel History Status

First

January 24, 2020

Imported

Wuhan, China

Recovered

Second

March 23, 2020

Imported

France

Isolation

Third

March 25, 2020

Imported

UAE

Isolation

Fourth

March 26, 2020

Imported

UAE

Isolation

Fifth

March 28, 2020

Imported

Belgium

Isolation

Sixth

April 2, 2020

Imported

Belgium

Isolation

Nepalis in Abroad-

1) Nepalis in Spain: So far, 7 Nepali migrant workers in Spain have been infected with the deadly virus. However, 4 among them have been discharged from the hospital after recovery.

2) Nepalis in Kuwait: A Nepali worker in Kuwait has been tested positive for COVID-19 on April 1, 2020 and became the first Nepali in the country to be infected with the virus.

Around 70,000 Nepali immigrants are living in Kuwait.

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3) Nepalis in Portugal: So far, 8 Nepalis living in Portugal have been tested positive for COVID-19. All the eight belongs to the same room of an apartment at Marquess of Pombal in Lisbon.

4) Nepalis in Australia: According to the Nepali Embassy in Canberra, eight Nepali students in Australia have tested positive for COVID-19. However, one among them has already recovered.


Global ‘Coronavirus’ Overview (As of 03rd April)

The coronavirus pandemic continues to impact countries worldwide, particularly the USA and Europe. So far, around 1,018,689 people have tested positive and around 53,310 have died from COVID-19.

  • USA – 245,341 cases, 6,095 deaths
  • Italy – 115,242 cases, 13,915 deaths
  • Spain – 112,065 cases, 10,348 deaths
  • Germany – 84,794 cases, 1,107 deaths
  • China – 81,620 cases, 3,322 deaths
  • India – 2,567 cases,72 deaths
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