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More than 85 percent COVID-19 patients in Nepal are India-returnees: PM Oli

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More than 85 percent COVID-19 patients in Nepal are India-returnees: PM Oli
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KATHMU, June 29: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has stated that greater than 85 p.c of COVID-19 sufferers in Nepal are India-returnees.

Addressing the parliament, PM Oli stated that the variety of contaminated individuals returning to Nepal from India is large.

“Currently, virtually 10,000 individuals are coming into into Nepal on daily basis,” PM Oli stated, including that Nepalis have come to the Nepal-India border area by railways, the place they get contaminated.

“It isn’t like individuals have been contaminated in quarantine services. People come contaminated with the virus later they check constructive for COVID-19,” stated PM Oli.

He additionally stated the overall variety of individuals coming into into Nepal from India from mid-April to mid-May stood at 7,478. The quantity elevated to 222,614 in mid-May to mid-June, he added.

“The variety of individuals coming back from India is large. Despite all of the circumstances, all of the three tiers of the federal government have been working to include the unfold of the virus,” stated Oli, including that there was an issue in testing because the variety of India-returnees is massive.

 

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