Kathmandu, August 15
The Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) has decided to halt the entry of visitors into the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) premises.
The new guidelines set by CAAN on Saturday allow only passengers departing to enter the premises of the only international airport in Nepal.
The steps mentioned above have been implemented as per the health protocol issued by the Ministry of Health and Population and TIA COVID-19 Crisis Management Procedure 2020 (Supplement to TIA Airport Emergency Plan 2019) to curb the risk of COVID-19 transmission.
Nepal's coronavirus caseload reached 730,479 on Saturday with 1,947 more people testing positive for the infection in the past 24 hours.