KATHMANDU, April 15: A total of 14 districts across the country including the Kathmandu Valley have been extremely affected by the second wave of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19), according to the government.

Doctors say ‘lack of oxygen more serious than lack of beds’

3,370 people gained recovery, 8,418 cases counted in past 24 hours

It is still unclear whether the infected MPs can cast their votes on May 10

KATHMANDU, May 8: The Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation has made it clear that there are no health safety risks at Mount Everest base camp.

GENEVA, May 8: The World Health Organization gave emergency use authorization Friday to a COVID-19 vaccine manufactured by China’s Sinopharm, potentially paving the way for millions of the doses to reach needy countries through a U.N.-backed program rolling out coronavirus vaccines.

KATHMANDU, May 10: Nepal has been witnessing an alarmingly high number of new infections of the coronavirus disease on a daily basis as the country is hit hard by the second wave of this viral infection starting mid-April.

Kathmandu Valley alone recorded 4,106 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday

BUTWAL, May 7: An elected representative of local government in Butwal has died of COVID-19 as he was forced to wait for hours to get admission in hospital.

There are 754 ICU beds and 365 ventilators available in various hospitals across the country, according to the latest data from MoHP.

NEPALGUNJ, May 7: As many as 10 COVID-19 patients died from the virus in Banke in the last 24 hours. Those dying of COVID-19 in various hospitals in Banke district include eight people from Banke and one each from Bardiya and Kailali districts.