KATHMANDU, March 10: After coronavirus broke out in Wuhan city of China in December last year, it has now spread to more than 115 countries infecting 126,519 persons and claiming the lives of 4,637 as of Thursday afternoon.
KATHMANDU, March 12: Members of Parliament have suggested making the required preparation at places and institutions where many people assemble as a precaution against the possible infection of the coronavirus (COVID-19).
KATHMANDU, March 12: As a part of government's precautionary measures against coronavirus, the Ministry of Federal Affairs and General Administration has asked all 753 local levels not to organise and engage in major gatherings including feasts and celebrations.
March 12, 2020 01:15 PM NPT
BEIJING/SHANGHAI, March 12: As the spread of the virus continues to slow, Hubei province announced on Thursday a further loosening of travel restrictions and will also allow some industries to resume production in two of its cities and two counties.
March 12, 2020 07:15 AM NPT
GENEVA/LONDON, March 12: The World Health Organization described the coronavirus outbreak as a pandemic for the first time on Wednesday as Britain and Italy announced multi-billion-dollar war chests to fight the disease.
March 11, 2020 07:45 PM NPT
DUBAI, March 11: Iran urged people to stay at home, avoid unnecessary journeys and spread no rumors about the coronavirus on Wednesday after the death toll from the virus rose to 354 in the Islamic Republic.