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33 Nepalis die in UK so far

26 April 2020  

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KATHMANDU: Thirty-three Nepalis, including three women, have succumbed to the novel coronavirus in the United Kingdom so far.

The Nepali Embassy in London has received reports of 31 Nepalis falling victim to coronavirus.

Apart from the Embassy, the Gorkha Welfare Trust (GWT) has also maintained a separate record, according to Sharad Raj Aran, spokesperson of the Embassy.

The Trust and Embassy put the toll to 33 or even more.

The Trust has been maintaining records of only the ex-Gurkha army personnel which could lead to a variation in the number of deaths, said officer at the trust Gyari Ghale.

The number of deaths to be still higher, as the families who suffer deaths may not inform the media.

Furthermore, the hospital management do not make the death public without the consent of the concerned families.

(With inputs from RSS)

Publish Date : 26 April 2020 10:37 AM

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