KATHMANDU, April 18: Forty nine migrant Nepali workers are suffering from COVID-19 in Bahrain so far.
The Embassy of Nepal in Bahrain said coronavirus infection was confirmed in 27 Nepalis lately taking the number of Nepalis with COVID-19 to 49.
It stated that the number of COVID-19 patients in the Gulf state has reached to 1,008 people as of Friday and the condition of three of them is serious. Seven people have died of coronavirus infection in Bahrain so far, the Embassy of Nepal stated.
According to the Nepali Embassy, the Bahrain government has urged the workers who are living illegally there to become legal or leave Bahrain. It has decided to pardon the illegal migrants till December, 2020 in view of the COVID-19 pandemic. The decision is effective from April 7.