KATHMANDU, March 28: The Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) has set up a quarantine facility for suspected patients of coronavirus at Nuwakot Hospital.

Person spreading rumours about coronavirus held

Published On: March 28, 2020 10:23 AM NPT By: RSS

SURUNGA, March 28: A person spreading rumours in social media that coronavirus infection had been found in Jhapa district was arrested from Damak on Friday evening.

Let there be testing, testing, testing: Dr Pun

Published On: March 28, 2020 10:05 AM NPT By: Guna Raj Luitel

It is not known whether the disease is spreading its tentacles in the towns and villages and this state of ignorance could turn out to be costly, says Dr Pun.

307 foreigners flown out of Nepal

Published On: March 28, 2020 07:05 AM NPT By: Muna Sunuwar

KATHMANDU, March 28: A total of 307 foreigners nationals left here on a Qatar Airways aircraft on Friday.

People defying quarantine rules in Sudur Paschim

Published On: March 28, 2020 06:43 AM NPT By: SUDUR PASHCHIM BUREAU

DHANGADHI, March 28: Sudur Paschim Province is at a very high risk of a novel coronavirus outbreak since thousands of people who came back home from different parts of India in the last few weeks have largely defied the government order to stay at home quarantine. Due to the lack of proper monitoring, they are seen 'passing time' making groups, roaming around on streets and markets in a casual manner.

'Medics at some private hospitals working without PPE'

Published On: March 28, 2020 06:30 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, March 28: Though private hospitals in Kathmandu have set up fever clinics to test suspected COVID-19 cases as directed by the government, medics are collecting swab samples and keeping the suspected cases in isolation without wearing personal protection equipment (PPE).

Fourth COVID-19 case reported in Nepal

Published On: March 27, 2020 10:20 PM NPT By: Ashim Neupane

KATHMANDU, March 27: COVID-19 cases climbed to 4 in Nepal after a person from Dhangadhi tested positive for coronavirus today, the Ministry of Health confirmed.

25 hospitals designated as 'hub hospitals' to fight COVID-19

Published On: March 27, 2020 09:30 PM NPT By: RSS

Kathmandu, March 27: The government has designated 25 hospitals across the country (six in the Kathmandu Valley and 19 outside) as 'hub hospitals' to fight COVID-19.

PM Oli discharged from hospital

Published On: March 27, 2020 08:12 PM NPT By: Kunga Hyolmo

KATHMANDU, March 27: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli who had been admitted to Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital last night has been discharged today evening.

Senior citizens to be provided with Rs 10,000 as a relief package

Published On: March 27, 2020 07:45 PM NPT By: RSS

KATHMANDU, March 27: The Ministry of Women, Children, and Senior Citizens is going to provide Rs 10,000 per month for the next three months to the senior people staying at various rehabilitation centers and elderly care homes across the country as a relief package.