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.

KATHMANDU, Oct 20: Senior leader of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Madhav Kumar Nepal has urged the government to withdraw its recent decision not to bear the costs of treatment of the COVID-19 patients.

MUMBAI, Oct 20: India posted its lowest daily coronavirus caseload in nearly three months, data from the health ministry showed on Tuesday, as new cases maintained decreasing trend from a peak in September.

KATHMANDU, Oct 20: As many as 3,093 new cases of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) were confirmed in Nepal on Tuesday, the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) reported.

COVID-19 death toll in Rupandehi rises to 51

Published On: October 20, 2020 03:22 PM NPT By: Republica

BUTWAL, Oct 20: The number of people dying of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Rupandehi district has soared to 51 after a 41-year-old woman from Butwal Sub-metropolitan City-11.

KATHMANDU, Oct 20: The District Administration Office (DAO), Kathmandu, has urged one and all in the district not to come outside of their houses unless necessary during the celebration of Dashain festival.

GENEVA, Oct 20: Europe and North America should follow the example of Asian states by persevering with anti-COVID measures and quarantining anyone who comes into contact with infected people, a World Health Organization (WHO) expert said on Monday.

Who can get free COVID-19 treatments?

Published On: October 20, 2020 09:17 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Oct 20: The Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) has unveiled the terms and conditions for the people to obtain free COVID-19 treatment services from the government.

Global coronavirus cases surpass the 40 million milestone

Published On: October 20, 2020 07:48 AM NPT By: Reuters

LONDON, Oct 20: Worldwide coronavirus cases crossed 40 million on Monday, according to a Reuters tally, as the onset of winter in the northern hemisphere fuelled a resurgence in the spread of the disease.

UNICEF to stockpile over half a billion syringes by year end

Published On: October 20, 2020 07:38 AM NPT By: Republica

Initial preparatory work – in partnership with Gavi and WHO – will include purchasing boxes for the safe disposal of syringes and mapping out cold chain equipment to ensure delivery of effective vaccines

NC demands free PCR test and treatment for COVID-19 patients

Published On: October 19, 2020 09:40 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Oct 19: The main opposition Nepali Congress (NC) has urged the government to be sensitive and save the public from the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic by ensuring free PCR tests and treatment to COVID-19 patients.