Nepal COVID-19 SitRep 42

No. of pages: 6

Publication date: 2021

Author: UN in Nepal

This report is produced by Office of the Resident Coordinator in collaboration with partners. It covers the period from 19- 25 June 2021.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • On 21 June, the Government of Nepal decided to resume more flights with full compliance of public health standards. The Ministry of Culture Tourism and Civil Aviation has asked Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal to resume international flights from 1 July onwards without exceeding 50 percent of total international flights.
  • The monsoon rainfall continues to have a localized impact in some areas. According to the Department of Hydrology and Meteorology the monsoon is currently close to the southern part of the country, and more rainfall is predicted for next week.
  • Frontline workers continue to be infected by COVID-19, leading to disruptions in essential humanitarian service delivery.
  • On 1 July continuous rainfall affected communities across Bagmati, Gandaki and Province Two, temporarily displacing over 300 households, killing two and damaging 160 houses.