KATHMANDU, July 10: Getting back to work during a pandemic has meant very different to Bishnu Aryal and her husband Bidhyut Raj Pandey. Struggling to fit in between the roles of responsible guardians, parents of two kids and individuals with jobs, all at once, the couple often find themselves at the receiving end of unceasing duties. “Days have always been full of activities after the pandemic. Sparing a huge time for looking after our kids has become a crucial part of our routines,” says Aryal, a mother of two. “These days I’m not just a mother, I’m also their tutor, and often their playmate. Multitasking has become an inseparable word to define my current circumstances.”

Kathmandu Valley records 42 new cases of coronavirus

Published On: July 10, 2020 07:25 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, July 10: As many as 42 new cases of coronavirus were confirmed in the Kathmandu Valley in the past 24 hours, the Ministry of Health and Population said.

GENEVA, July 10: An advance team from the World Health Organization (WHO) has left for China to organise an investigation into the origins of the novel coronavirus which sparked the global pandemic, a spokeswoman said on Friday.

ROME, July 10: Italy will likely extend a state of emergency beyond its current deadline of July 31 due to the new coronavirus crisis, Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said on Friday.

KATHMANDU, July 10: As many as 118 new cases of coronavirus were confirmed during tests conducted at various 25 laboratories across the country in the past 24 hours, the Ministry of Health and Population said.

WHO: Indoor airborne spread of coronavirus possible

Published On: July 10, 2020 12:54 PM NPT By: Associated Press

LONDON, July 10: The World Health Organization is acknowledging the possibility that COVID-19 might be spread in the air under certain conditions — after more than 200 scientists urged the agency to do so.

BHAIRAHAWA, July 10: The construction of Gautam Buddha International Airport has been affected as technicians and equipment required for the airport project are stuck abroad due to COVID-19.

KATHMANDU, July 9: As many as 108 new cases of coronavirus were confirmed in various parts of the country in the past 24 KATHMANDU, July 9: As many as 108 new cases of coronavirus were confirmed in various parts of the country in the past 24 hours, according to Health Ministry. hours, according to Health Ministry.

Global coronavirus cases rise to more than 12 million

Published On: July 9, 2020 02:38 PM NPT By: Reuters

LONDON, July 9: Global coronavirus cases exceeded 12 million on Wednesday, according to a Reuters tally, as evidence mounts of the airborne spread of the disease that has killed more than half a million people in seven months.

RIO DE JANEIRO/BRASILIA, July 9:  Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has gone all in on hydroxychloroquine to help his coronavirus-ravaged country beat COVID-19. He has pushed his government to make the malaria drug widely available and encouraged Brazilians to take it, both to prevent the disease and to treat it.