Nepal suspending international flights from May 6 over COVID-19

New Delhi, May 6 (UNI) Nepal will suspend international flights from 23:59 local time on May 6 due to an increase in the number of coronavirus cases.

The decision to ban international and domestic flights was made on Sunday, after the country recorded the largest increase in cases – 7,137 new cases of COVID-19.

The overall case tally in Nepal exceeded 351,000, with over 287,000 recoveries and 3,400 deaths.

Health Minister Hridayesh Tripathi said the decision to suspend international traffic will be in effect until May 14.


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