27 February 2020 – Halted labour migration to South Korea

This item is sourced from COVID-19 Policy Watch co-ordinated by Policy. We are in the process of gathering further information and aligning taxonomies for these items.

Type of Intervention: Citizens abroad
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Level of Jurisdiction: National
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Overview: The Nepal Government has halted all labour migration to South Korea owing to the host country”s COVID-19 outbreak.
Full details here: https://kathmandupost.com/national/2020/03/07/as-covid-19-spreads-to-malaysia-and-the-persian-gulf-countries-uncertainty-looms-over-nepal-s-labour-migration