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28 Apr 2021

Cases start to surge in India’s neighbouring countries – like Nepal

International Editor

As India struggles with a million new Covid cases every three days, there are signs that the surging infections are spreading beyond its borders, putting neighbouring countries on high alert.

Like Nepal, where earlier this year the disease seemed to be under control, but is now seeing thousands of cases every day. Local lockdowns are being imposed, but hospitals are already under strain.