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Nepal PM blames India for rise in Covid cases

Nepal PM blames India for rise in Covid cases
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Nepal Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli
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Blaming India for spread of Covid-19 in the hill country, Nepal Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli said that those coming from India are "entering without proper check, which is leading to further spread of the virus"

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Kathmandu: Blaming India for spread of Covid-19 in the hill country, Nepal Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli said that those coming from India are "entering without proper check, which is leading to further spread of the virus".

He added that nonetheless, fatality in Nepal is less in comparison to other countries of South Asia. Nepal on Monday registered its highest single-day spike in the coronavirus cases with 79 new infections, taking the total COVID-19 tally to 682 in the country, health officials said.

Nepal, which has extended its nationwide lockdown till June 2 to contain the spread of theh deadly coronavirus, is among the nations that has the least number of cases of the deadly COVID-19 with four deaths.

The total number of people infected by the novel coronavirus has climbed to 682 in Nepal after 79 cases were reported, the highest number of confirmation of virus transmission in a single-day, according to the Ministry of Health and Population.

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