Nepal govt decides to close 22 entry points with India amid Covid-19 surge

  • The choice comes within the wake of rising circumstances of Covid-19 infections in India. India’s day by day coronavirus tally crossed the grim milestone of 4 lakh, whereas the loss of life toll rose to 2,11,853 with 3,523 recent fatalities, in accordance with the date up to date by the Union Well being Ministry on Saturday.

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PUBLISHED ON MAY 01, 2021 03:24 PM IST

The Nepal authorities has determined to shut 22 border factors with India amid a pointy surge in Covid-19 circumstances within the neighbouring nation.

The choice got here after the Covid Disaster Administration Coordination Committee (CCMC) on Friday really helpful to the Council of Ministers to close down 22 out of a complete of 35 border factors between Nepal and India, in accordance with officers.

Now solely 13 border factors between Nepal and India will now stay operational.

The choice comes within the wake of rising circumstances of Covid-19 infections within the southern neighbour.

India’s day by day coronavirus tally crossed the grim milestone of 4 lakh, whereas the loss of life toll rose to 2,11,853 with 3,523 recent fatalities, in accordance with the date up to date by the Union Well being Ministry on Saturday.

The an infection tally rose to 1,91,64,969 with 4,01,993 new circumstances, whereas the energetic circumstances crossed the 32-lakh mark, the info up to date at 8 am confirmed.

Nepal has reported 323,187 Covid-19 circumstances and three,279 deaths up to now, however circumstances are going up at breakneck velocity.

The nation reported greater than 5,000 new circumstances on Thursday and Friday.

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