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COVID-19 cases surge in Nepal amid fears of virus spillover from India

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Kathmandu May 7 (EFE/EPA).- Nepal is staring at a looming health crisis with record numbers of around 9,000 daily infections as fear grows over a Covid-19 spillover from the neighboring India, which is battling a devastating second wave of the virus.Hundreds of thousands of Nepalese work as seasoned laborers in India, where a rapidly-spreading strain of the virus is partially blamed for the steep rise in widespread infections and deaths.According to officials, thousands of migrant laborers have fled the second-worst affected nation and returned home, possibly infected. (Camera: NARENDRA SHRESTHA).B-ROLL OF THE CITY OF KATHMANDU, NEPAL.

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