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Foreigners return to Mount Everest as Nepal battles second Covid-19 wave

Foreigners return to Mount Everest as Nepal battles second Covid-19 wave

Foreigners climbed Mount Everest for the first time since Nepal's government reopened the mountain after it was shut last year due to the Covid-19 pandemic, despite recent coronavirus cases at its base camp.

Bring back your empty oxygen tanks to help conquer Covid, Nepal urges Everest climbers

Bring back your empty oxygen tanks to help conquer Covid, Nepal urges Everest climbers

Nepal is so short of oxygen canisters that it has asked climbers on Mount Everest to bring back their empties instead of abandoning them on mountain slopes, an official said on Monday, as it struggles with a second wave of the coronavirus.

Record jump in virus cases signals impending crisis in Nepal

Record jump in virus cases signals impending crisis in Nepal

Health workers and authorities in Nepal are struggling to contain a massive surge of Covid-19 cases as infections spill over from neighbouring India's deadly second wave.

Nepal Prime Minister's advisers test positive for Covid-19

Nepal Prime Minister's advisers test positive for Covid-19

Three advisers to Nepal's Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli said on Saturday they had tested positive for Covid-19, which has claimed the lives of 528 people in the country.