Coronavirus update: China shuts down Mount Everest expedition over COVID-191 min read 12 Mar 2020, 03:45 PM IST
Nepal side remains open for now although some expedition operators have seen cancellations and climbers have been asked to submit a 14-day travel history, medical reports
Nepal has so far seen only one confirmed case of the coronavirus
China has cancelled permits for Mount Everest because of the coronavirus, expedition organisers said Thursday, ahead of the spring climbing season on the world's highest peak.
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