Nepalis returning in droves from India as COVID cases spike « Khabarhub
Tuesday, June 25th, 2024

Nepalis returning in droves from India as COVID cases spike

08 January 2022  

Time taken to read : < 1 Minute

  • A
  • A
  • A

DHANGADHI: The number of Nepali migrant workers returning home from India is increasing after the infection cases of COVID-19 surged in the southern neighbor, of late.

According to Ganesh Saud, the health desk in-charge of Gauriphanta checkpoint, around 1,000 Nepali migrants are returning to Nepal from this border point on a daily basis.

“The number of Nepali people returning home is increasing after the cases of COVID-19 spiked in India,” said Saud, adding, “Around 2,000 Nepalis are entering Nepal via Gauriphanta, Trinagar, Gaddachauki on a daily basis.”

With the Nepalis returning home in droves from India, the rate of infections is also going up in Sudurpaschim Pradesh.

According to Saud, among those India returnees, 48 people tested positive for COVID-19 on Thursday (January 6), 67 were diagnosed with the virus on Friday (January 7) and 71 on Saturday.

Publish Date : 08 January 2022 21:24 PM

Campus Chief’s death in Bara: Police nab seven on murder allegation

BARA: Police have arrested seven people in connection with the

Six persons arrested for cheating more than Rs 130 million

KATHMANDU: Nepal Police have arrested six proprietors of Kalanki Trade

Initially critical, Oli praises budget after its approval

KATHMANDU: CPN-UML Chairman KP Oli stated that his party helped

CAAN suspends five, including Chairperson Adhikari

KATHMANDU: The Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) has suspended

We will strive to meet indigenous demands: NC President Deuba

KATHMANDU: Nepali Congress (NC) President and former Prime Minister Sher