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.

3,336 recoveries and five deaths witnessed in past 24 hours

KATHMANDU, Oct 25: The number of Nepali nationals dying of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in foreign countries has risen to 284 as one more Nepali national succumbed to COVID-19, the Non-resident Nepali Association (NRNA) said on Sunday.

Karnali Province to provide free COVID-19 treatment

Published On: October 24, 2020 07:29 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Oct 24: The Karnali provincial government has decided to provide free treatment to symptomatic COVID-19 patients.

Asia becomes second region to exceed 10 million coronavirus cases

Published On: October 24, 2020 06:30 PM NPT By: Reuters

INDIA, Oct 24: Asia surpassed 10 million infections of the new coronavirus on Saturday, the second-heaviest regional toll in the world, according to a Reuters tally, as cases continue to mount in India despite a slowdown and sharp declines elsewhere.

KATHMANDU, Oct 24: Kathmandu Valley recorded 1,110 new cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours.

Nepal’s COVID-19 case tally hits 155,233 as death toll stands at 842

Coronavirus-related death toll in Banke rises to 31

Published On: October 24, 2020 10:00 AM NPT By: Republica

BANKE, Oct 24: The coronavirus-related death toll in Banke has jumped to 31 as a 50-year-old man from Nepalgunj Sub-metropolitan city-1, Dhamboji, died of coronavirus on Friday night.

KATHMANDU, Oct 24: Former Prime Minister Dr Baburam Bhattarai and his spouse Hisila Yami have tested positive for coronavirus.

Government employee dies of coronavirus in Dang

Published On: October 24, 2020 07:43 AM NPT By: Republica

DANG, Oct 24: A government employee has died of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Dang.

LONDON, Oct 23: Researchers called on Friday for more research into using blood from recovered COVID-19 patients - or so-called convalescent plasma - as a potential treatment, after a small trial of hospitalised patients in India found it was of no benefit.