WORLD Nepal's COVID-19 cases rise to 7,177, with 586 new infections

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Nepal's COVID-19 cases rise to 7,177, with 586 new infections

By Sun Guangyong | People's Daily app

11:23, June 18, 2020

Bangkok (People's Daily) - Nepal on Wednesday confirmed 586 new cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus, bringing the total to 7,177 since the virus first arrived in the country in January.

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A Nepali migrant worker previously stranded in Kuwait due to restrictions imposed as a preventive measure against the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus loads her luggage on a cart while arriving at the Tribhuvan International airport in Kathmandu on June 11, 2020. (Photo: AFP)

A total of 5,990 patients remain hospitalized, 1,167 have recovered and returned home, and 20 have died from complications related to the disease, according to Nepal's Ministry of Public Health.

There are still 125,798 people in Nepal in quarantine. Nepal has implemented a national blockade policy since March 24 to prevent the spread of the epidemic.

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