Nepal

Nepal’s first case of COVID-19 was reported in Kathmandu on 24 January 2020, although the second was not confirmed until 23 March. The government has taken a number of steps to slow the spread of the disease, sealing its borders, closing schools and cancelling promotional activities for its Visit Nepal Year 2020 tourism campaign. On 24 March, a nationwide lockdown came into effect, which is scheduled to last until 27 April.

Key statistics

  • Confirmed cases

    217

  • Cases per 100,000 people

    0.72

  • Deaths

    0

  • Recovered cases

    33

  • Days since first case

    109

  • Days since 100 cases

    6

  • Days since highest daily increase

    1

These statistics were last updated for 15 May 2020 and are drawn from the Coronavirus COVID-19 Daily Cases dataset, published by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at John Hopkins University, via API by Laeyoung.

Government of Nepal COVID-19 policies

Last updated 28 April 2020

Households

Food and necessities

05 March 2020

Housing

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