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Nepal reports record high one-day COVID-19 death toll, new infections

Xinhua 11 May 2021
KATHMANDU, May 11 (Xinhua) -- Nepal on Tuesday reported over 200 deaths from COVID-19 for the first time, and the dire situation has led to the extension of the lockdown in the Kathmandu Valley and the suspension of international flight till later this month.
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COVID-19: Nepal extends international flight ban till May end

Yahoo Daily News 11 May 2021
"The suspension period of international schedule flights (except two flights in a week between Kathmandu and New Delhi, one flight each by Nepal Airlines and Air India, under the Air Travel Bubble Arrangement) is extended till 31st May 2021 midnight (23.59 hrs NST)," Hirajan Kafle, a Manager at the CAAN said in a release.
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Foreigners return to Everest on Nepali side

Sina 11 May 2021
Mount Everest, the world highest peak, and other peaks of the Himalayan range are seen through an aircraft window during a mountain flight from Kathmandu, Nepal.
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Asia and the Pacific: Weekly Regional Humanitarian Snapshot (4 - 10 May 2021)

Reliefweb 11 May 2021
Many of the displaced families have sought shelter in the city, where local medical care provider and humanitarian partners are providing medical assistance to wounded patients ... Restrictive measures have been imposed in more than 63 districts and Kathmandu, while international and domestic flights will be suspended until at least 14 May ... .
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China to create ‘line of separation’ at Everest summit on COVID fears

Metro USA 09 May 2021
Everest base camp on the Nepalese side has been hit by coronavirus cases since late April ... A group of 21 Chinese nationals are en route to the summit on the Tibetan side, Xinhua reported ... Mount Everest, the world highest peak, and other peaks of the Himalayan range are seen through an aircraft window during a mountain flight from Kathmandu. .
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'Like UK variant squared': Expert says Indian variant behind massive outbreak in the country

Dawn 09 May 2021
"It's kind of like the UK variant squared." ... The NPR report noted that over the winter, the situation in India looked normal ... The virus surged explosively ... Read ... The Nepalese government last week announced a lockdown in many locations across the country, including in Kathmandu valley, and suspended domestic flights to stymie the spread of coronavirus ... .
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US cautions citizens against travelling to Nepal

Yahoo Daily News 08 May 2021
The Nepal government has suspended all commercial international flight services from the country from Thursday. All flights from Kathmandu have been suspended with the exception of two flights per week to India as the country is currently put in lock down, says a notice issued by the US Embassy.
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Nepali doctors warn of major crisis as COVID cases surge

Al Jazeera 07 May 2021
A lockdown was imposed last month in major cities and towns, and Nepal this week stopped both domestic and international flights ... Last week, Nepal banned Indians from using Kathmandu as a transit point after Indian nationals increasingly flew out of Kathmandu following flight restrictions from India.
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Nepal facing ‘human catastrophe’ similar to India’s amid Covid surge

Yahoo Daily News 07 May 2021
With vaccines running short and hospitals overwhelmed, serious outbreaks have hit both the capital, Kathmandu, and the south-west and west of the country ... Amid new lockdowns and the cancellation of most international flights, travellers told of checkpoints in Kathmandu en route to the airport.
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Record jump in virus cases signals impending crisis in Nepal

Urdu Point 07 May 2021
Kathmandu, May 7 ... Tanka Nath Pandey spent two days looking for an ICU bed for his ailing brother-in-law in Kathmandu ... Last week, Nepal banned Indians from using Kathmandu as a transit after Indian nationals increasingly flew out of Kathmandu following flight restrictions from India.
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India's gov't eases hospital oxygen shortage as demand jumps

The Concord Township News-Herald 07 May 2021
In Nepal, thousands of people rushed to leave the country ahead of a halt to all international flights because of spiking COVID-19 cases. Nepali citizens leaving to report back for jobs in foreign countries or to visit family members and a few foreign tourists lined up at Kathmandu’s airport before flights ceased at midnight Thursday.
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India’s gov’t eases hospital oxygen shortage as demand jumps

Hawaii Tribune-Herald 07 May 2021
In Nepal, thousands of people rushed to leave the country ahead of a halt to all international flights because of spiking COVID-19 cases. Nepali citizens leaving to go back to their jobs in foreign countries or to visit family members and a few foreign tourists lined up at Kathmandu’s airport before flights stopped at midnight Thursday.
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The Latest: Washington Gov criticized for reopening plan

Billings Gazette 07 May 2021
Passengers wearing face masks arrive to board departing flights at the Tribuvan International airport in Kathmandu, Nepal, Thursday, May 6, 2021. Thousands of passengers rushed to leave Nepal as the Himalayan nation halts all international flights from Thursday because of spiking cases of COVID-19.
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The Latest: EU ready to discuss vaccine technology sharing

Journal Review 06 May 2021
KATHMANDU, Nepal — Thousands of passengers have rushed to leave Nepal ahead of a halt to all international flights because of spiking COVID-19 cases ... and a few foreign tourists lined up at Kathmandu’s Tribhuvan International Airport before flights cease at midnight Thursday.
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