A significant number of trekkers used to come to Nepal's Annapurna region a few months ago. (File photo)
MANANG: Some fifteen foreign tourists in Manang have expressed their unwillingness to return home as they fear of the increased risk of COVID-19 in their home countries.
The tourists from the United States of America, Argentina, Netherlands, Germany, Israel and other European countries have shown unwillingness saying that they would rather be safe in Nepal, according to Chief District Officer of Manang, Pushpa Raj Poudel.
The tourists are currently staying in Pisang, Chame, Upper Manang, Timang and Dharapani.