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Nepal’s embassy in Qatar calls for high alertness against COVID-19

01 March 2020  

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KATHMANDU: The Embassy of Nepal in Doha has called Nepalis residing in Qatar to opt for high alertness as the threat of deadly COVID-19 has been increasing.

Issuing a press release on Sunday, the Embassy requested everyone for adopting preventive measures to stay unaffected from COVID-19.

Around 400,000 Nepalis have been residing in Qatar, most of them as migrant workers.

The Embassy has asked everyone to stay sanitised by washing their hands after coughing or sneezing, before cooking and eating, after using the loo, after coming in direct contact with a person suffering from illnesses and after touching other animals.

In the release, the Embassy further said that people should avoid touching their eyes, nose and mouth with unwashed and dirty hands, cover their cough or sneeze with tissue and avoid close contact with people who are sick.

Qatar, on Saturday had confirmed first case of COVID-19, where, a 36-year old Qatari citizen who returned recently from Iran tested positive for the virus.

Publish Date : 01 March 2020 19:57 PM

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