Nepal Halts All Domestic and International Flights

Health News


Monday, May 3, 2021/Kathmandu-
As Covid-19 cases continue to surge government has decided to halt domestic and international flights.

Domestic flights are to halt from Monday midnight and international flights from Wednesday midnight.

The restrictions will continue until May 14.

However the charter flights will be allowed.

Quarantine has been mandatory for everyone arriving in the country.

Foreigners flying into the Kathmandu Valley are subject to a mandatory 10-day quarantine in hotels upon arrival.

Earlier in March, Nepal had enforced new travel rules removing the quarantine requirement for foreign tourists in an effort to recover the withering tourism.

In India on Sunday reported 392,488 new cases and a record 3,689 deaths.

This has been alarming Nepal’s pandamic condition with the porous borders between the two countries.

In Nepal 7,137 new cases in polymerase chain reaction tests and 74 in antigen tests. With 27 new fatalities from Covid-19-related complications, the death toll has reached 3,325.