COVID-19 claims a Nepali worker in Malaysian firm



A Nepali worker named , working in Malaysian glove manufacturer , , has died due to the COVID-19 infection.

Chaudhary had been working there for more than two years.

This is the first death in the company related to COVID-19. According to the Nepali embassy in Malaysia, Chaudhary passed away on Saturday.

“As there is a public holiday on Saturdays and Sundays, the company informed the embassy about Chaudhary’s death today only. The embassy is yet to collect further about the deceased worker,” said Ambassador Udaya Raj Pandey.

He added that further details related to the deceased worker will be compiled by Tuesday.

Since Chaudhary’s death was due to the COVID-19 infection, his final rites will be performed in Malaysia itself.

Meanwhile, the embassy is holding discussions with the company about the arrangements being made for Chaudhary’s final rites, Pandey informed. He added that further action will be taken after all the necessary details have been collected.

Earlier on November 26, Ambassador Pandey had informed that no Nepali had been affected with the novel coronavirus till then and the situation was quite normal there.

Meanwhile, Reuters has reported that Top Glove had

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