August 5, 2021 07:05 AM NPT
August 5: Coronavirus cases worldwide surpassed 200 million on Wednesday, according to a Reuters tally, as the more-infectious Delta variant threatens areas with low vaccination rates and strains healthcare systems.
August 4, 2021 12:30 PM NPT
BRUSSELS, August 4: The World Health Organization (WHO) is seeking $11.5 billion in urgent funding to fight the more infectious Delta variant of the coronavirus, a draft report seen by Reuters shows, amid worries wealthy nations are partly bypassing its COVID-19 programmes.
BEIJING, August 4: China suspended flights and trains, canceled professional basketball league games and announced mass coronavirus testing in Wuhan, as widening outbreaks of the delta variant reached the city where the disease was first detected in late 2019.
August 3, 2021 05:35 PM NPT
RASUWA, August 3: The flow of tourists to Langtang National Park has decreased by a wide margin in the current fiscal year. The spread of COVID-19 which forced the government to impose a lockdown and prohibitory orders inside the country has seriously affected the tourism industry.
August 3, 2021 05:29 PM NPT
KATHMANDU, August 3: The District Administration Office (DAO) of Kathmandu has urged the people not to take part in or organize large gatherings, stating that it is the responsibility of everyone to stop the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic.