AstraZeneca vaccine creator: Many may not need booster shots

Published On: September 12, 2021 10:30 AM NPT By: Associated Press

LONDON, Sept 12: Booster shots to extend the protection of COVID-19 vaccines may be unnecessary for many people, a leading scientist behind the AstraZeneca vaccine said on Friday.

COVID-19 infections spread through gorillas at Atlanta zoo

Published On: September 12, 2021 07:15 AM NPT By: Associated Press

ATLANTA, Sept 12: Atlanta’s zoo says at least 13 western lowland gorillas have tested positive for COVID-19, including 60-year-old Ozzie, the oldest male gorilla in captivity.

12 succumb to COVID-19 on Saturday

Published On: September 11, 2021 05:15 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, September 11: As many as 12 people succumbed to COVID-19 on Saturday. With this, Nepal’s COVID-19 death toll has reached 10,936.

Nepal records 1,146 cases, 21 deaths on Friday

Published On: September 10, 2021 04:50 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Sept 10: Nepal recorded 1,146 new COVID-19 cases and 21 deaths due to the virus on Friday, according to the latest information provided by the Ministry of Health and Population.

COVID-19 in Nepal: Active cases down by 30 percent

Published On: September 10, 2021 04:17 PM NPT By: RSS

KATHMANDU, Sept 10: The COVID-19 infection rate has been found decreasing and the recovery rate increasing in recent days compared to the third week of August. As per the statistics, the number of active cases on Thursday decreased by about 30 percent compared to the number of cases reported on August 19. It has been found that the number of active cases has been dropping significantly.

KATHMANDU, Sept 9: Of the 11,944 COVID-19 tests conducted on Thursday, 1,271 tests turned out to be positive, according to the latest information released by the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP). Also, 14 people succumbed to the deadly virus on the same day.

Nepal records 1,640 news cases and 10 deaths linked to COVID-19

Published On: September 8, 2021 05:32 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Sept 8: Of the total 13,455 COVID-19  tests conducted on Wednesday, 1,640 tests turned out to be positive for COVID-19., according to the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP).

21 succumb to COVID-19 on Tuesday

Published On: September 7, 2021 05:23 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, September 7: As many as 21 people succumbed to COVID-19 on Tuesday. With this, Nepal’s COVID-19 death toll has reached 10,879.

BAGMATI, Sept 7: A total of 1,848,588 people in Bagmati Province have received both doses of vaccine against COVID-19 so far.

KATHMANDU, Sept 6: Of the 15,979 COVID-19 COVID-19 tests conducted across the country on Monday, 1,897 tests have turned out to be positive, according to the latest data from the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP).