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March 17, 2020

74 Nepalis suspected of Coronavirus isolated in Portugal 

Kathmandu: Seventy four Nepalis employed in the agricultural sector of Faro city in Portugal, who are suspected of Coronavirus are reported to have been quarantined in a local school.

According to migrant Nepali workers living in Portugal, such a move was taken after one of the Nepali migrant workers tested positive for COVID-19 in the Santo Antonio of Faro city.

Nepali person who tested positive for Coronavirus is undergoing medical treatment at a Faro hospital said the sources.

The local authorities of Portugal have locked down the Nepali settlement area and shifted them to the local isolated camps to prevent the spread of Coronavirus said the sources. An estimated 30,000 Nepalis live in Portugal.

The lethal epidemic Coronavirus known as COVID-19 which spread from mainland China has already claimed the lives of over 7,174 people globally with maximum deaths in China only and around 182,725 people (in more than 160 countries) being infected around the world.

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