A worker at Bandaranaike International Airport in Colombo, Sri Lanka, wears a cloth mask to protect herself against the coronavirus on Friday. Photo: EPA-EFE

China coronavirus: Nepal reports first case of infection as virus reaches South Asia

  • Nepali student in his 30s tests positive for the illness after coming home for the holiday from Wuhan, the epicentre of the epidemic
  • Nepal is the seventh country to confirm a case of the deadly virus
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A worker at Bandaranaike International Airport in Colombo, Sri Lanka, wears a cloth mask to protect herself against the coronavirus on Friday. Photo: EPA-EFE
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