02 February 2020 – Chartered flight to evacuate Nepalese in China

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Type of Intervention: Citizens abroad
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Level of Jurisdiction: National
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Overview: The Nepal Government will charter a flight to evacuate stranded Nepalese from Wuhan, China.

175 Nepalese arrived in Nepal on February 16 and were isolated for fourteen days in a quarantine facility. All were tested for COVID-19 and were negative
Full details here: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-health-nepal/nepal-evacuates-175-citizens-mostly-students-from-wuhan-after-coronavirus-outbreak-idUSKBN20A04M