The Government reports over 2,200 deaths and over 5,800 injured people (Source: NEOC - http://neoc.gov.np/en/). This is expected to increase.
Most affected districts are Dhading, Gorkha, Rasuwa, Sindhupalchowk, Kavre, Nuwakot, Dolakha, Kathmandu, Lalitpur, Bhaktapur, and Ramechhap.
The Government of Nepal has officially requested international assistance.
In support of national efforts, international search and rescue teams have begun to arrive into Kathmandu.
Total affected population not yet determined but 35 of 75 districts are reported to be affected.