KATHMANDU, Oct 5: Nepal’s coronavirus case tally has neared 90,000 after the confirmation of 2,440 new cases of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) across the country in the past 24 hours, the Ministry of Health and Population said on Monday.

Singaporean gives birth to baby with COVID-19 antibodies: report

Published On: November 29, 2020 06:15 PM NPT By: Reuters

SINGAPORE, Nov 29: A Singaporean woman, who was infected with the novel coronavirus in March when she was pregnant, has given birth to a baby with antibodies against the virus, offering a new clue as to whether the infection can be transferred from mother to child.

KATHMANDU, Nov 29: As many as 1,255 more people were diagnosed with the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) on Sunday, the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) confirmed.

UK appoints vaccines minister to oversee COVID inoculations

Published On: November 28, 2020 07:59 PM NPT By: Associated Press

LONDON, Nov 28: The British government appointed a vaccines minister on Saturday as it prepares to inoculate millions of people against the coronavirus, potentially starting within days.

Province 1 Governor contracts COVID-19

Published On: November 28, 2020 06:40 PM NPT By: Chuman Basnet

BIRATNAGAR, Nov 28: Province  1 Governor Somnath Adhikari 'Pyasi' has been diagnosed with coronavirus infection.

The Kathmandu Valley has so far reported 546 COVID-19 deaths

KATHMANDU, Nov 27: With 1,703 new cases of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the past one day, Nepal's coronavirus case tally has reached 229,343.

KATHMANDU, Nov 26: As many as 1,514 more people were diagnosed with novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Nepal on Thursday.

900,000 people to be vaccinated in the first phase

Published On: November 26, 2020 01:17 PM NPT By: SHREE RAM SUBEDI

KATHMANDU, Nov 26: Although it has been said that the COVID-19 vaccine will be made available for 3 percent of the population in Nepal, it has not been specified who will be among them. The World Health Organization (WHO) is preparing to provide vaccines to 3 percent of the population in the first phase. Following which, the plan is to vaccinate 20 percent of the population by adding 17 percent in the second phase. COVAX plans to purchase and supply 2 billion doses of the vaccine to participating nations by the end of 2021.

KATHMANDU, Nov 25: Nepal recorded 1,948 new cases, 3,140 recoveries and 28 deaths linked with the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the past one day.

Province 1 records three more fatalities linked with COVID-19

Published On: November 25, 2020 04:40 PM NPT By: Raju Adhikari

BIRATNAGAR, Nov 25: Three more people succumbed to the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Province 1 in the past one day.