KATHMANDU: As many as 41 Nepalis abroad have lost their lives to COVID-19 in various countries across the world in the last two weeks, according to the Non-Resident Nepali Association (NRNA).
The umbrella organization of the Nepalis abroad stated that 29 people succumbed to the flu-like infection in India, eight in Qatar, one each in France, Maldives, and Belgium.
Over 100,000 Nepalis living in 54 countries were reported to have contracted the deadly infection. Among them, 99,257 were reported to have enjoyed full recovery.
The COVID-19 fatalities among the Nepalis abroad to date stand at 423, according to the NRNA. Those fatalities were reported from 28 countries.