KATHMANDU, Nov 15:Eight more Nepali nations in India succumbed to COVID-19 last week, taking the fatality caseload among the Nepalis abroad to 293 as of Saturday evening.
According to the Non-Resident Nepali Association (NRNA)’s Health Committee Coordinator Dr Sanjeev Sapkota, eight Nepalis died due to the infection in Maharashtra and Chennai in India the past one week.
As many as 45,439 Nepalis abroad in 44 countries have so far been infected with the deadly infection. Of them, 41,439 have gained recovery from the infection.
In Nepal, the COVID-19 tally stands at 206,353. Of the infected ones, 168,129 have fully recovered. A total of 1,202 people have lost their lives due to coronavirus infection as of Saturday in Nepal.