Nepalis in South Korea safe from COVID-19

Published On: March 18, 2020 02:00 PM NPT By: RSS

SEOUL, South Korea, March 18: The number of foreign nationals infected with COVID-19 has crossed 60, according to information provided by the Korean government.

No Nepali national figures in this.

The highest number of infected includes Chinese nationals.

Thirty-eight Chinese living in South Korea have coronavirus infection followed by seven Americans.

Similarly, two Vietnamese, two Mongolians, two Thais, two Australians, and two Argentines are infected by COVID-19.

"So far no Nepali living in South Korea has been infected by COVID-19," said Dilliram Bastola, labor attache at the Embassy of Nepal in South Korea.

Seventy-five people have succumbed to COVID-19 in South Korea and 8,162 people are infected by the pandemic.

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