This photo shows the Base Camp of Mt. Qomolangma in Nepal, May 3, 2021. A rising number of climbers had COVID-19 symptoms or tested positive, according to a BBC report citing climbers of the Base Camp and the local government on May 6, 2021. (Photo/Agency)
An official of the camp said they had received reports of 17 confirmed cases from a hospital in Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal, raising fears of a serious outbreak.
A mountaineer observes the Khumbu Icefall via a telescope from the Base Camp of Mt. Qomolangma, May 2, 2021. (Photo/Agency)
Climbers, Sherpas, and adventurers sit at the Base Camp of Mt. Qomolangma, May 2, 2021. (Photo/Agency)