NEW DELHI, March 6: India is bracing for a potential explosion of coronavirus cases as authorities rush to trace, test and quarantine contacts of 31 people confirmed to have the disease.

SEE on scheduled March 19: Education Ministry

Published On: March 6, 2020 07:43 PM NPT By: RSS

KATHMANDU, March 6: The Ministry of Education, Science and Technology have said Secondary Education Examination (SEE) would be held on the scheduled date- March 19 this year.

Here are 10 things you can do to prevent COVID-19

Published On: March 6, 2020 05:45 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, March 6: The novel coronavirus is continuing its spread in many countries around the world. Amid coronavirus outbreak, the World Health Organization has listed ten things that people should be taking some steps to get ready:

Coronavirus deaths rise to more than 3,300 worldwide

Published On: March 6, 2020 05:33 PM NPT By: Reuters

BEIJING, March 6: More than 98,000 people have been infected by the coronavirus globally and over 3,300 people have died, according to a Reuters tally. Mainland China accounted for more than 3,000 deaths, while the toll in Italy stood at 148.

KATHMANDU, March 6: The matches under the World Cup Qualifier -2022 and the AFC Asian Cup Qualifier-2023 are to be suspended due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) which is spreading globally.

Domestic airlines industry hit by coronavirus fear

Published On: March 6, 2020 04:54 PM NPT By: RSS

KATHMANDU, March 6: Domestic airlines business has been hit hard by the fear of coronavirus, said the Airlines Operators Association Nepal, an umbrella organisation of airlines service providers.

KATHMANDU, March 6: Association of Pharmaceutical Producers of Nepal (APPON) said on Friday that there will not be shortage of medicines for next three months in Nepal stating that the private sector drugs manufacturers have enough stocks

SYDNEY/TOKYO, March 6: In Australia, major grocers have restricted supplies to one pack per person. In Japan, rolls are chained to the wall in public toilets. In Hong Kong, armed robbers carried out a heist as supplies were delivered to a supermarket.

BANGKOK, March 6: The number of people infected with the new virus charged toward 100,000 Friday, with the global scare upending routines, threatening livelihoods and prompting quarantines in its spread.

LOS ANGELES, March: The coronavirus outbreak radiated across the United States on Thursday, surfacing in at least four new states and San Francisco as Congress quickly approved more than $8 billion to fight the outbreak.