Govt yet to trace all passengers on board three aircraft

Published On: April 1, 2020 11:09 AM NPT By: Ashim Neupane

KATHMANDU, April 1: Although the government has claimed that it has been able to track down more than 80 percent of the air passengers sharing flights into Nepal with COVID-19 positive individuals, the authorities on the ground say that tracing them has been difficult. Nepal Police have traced little more than 50 percent of the passengers till Tuesday evening.

KATHMANDU, April 1: The government on Tuesday warned not to use rapid test kits for COVID-19. The advisor to the health minister, Dr Khem Karki, speaking during a press meet on Tuesday warned that the results of the kits are not reliable.

KATHMANDU, April 1: COVID-19 cases climbed to five on March 29 after a 19-year-old female student who returned to the country from Belgium via Qatar tested positive for coronavirus.

Myagdi dairy farmers hit hard by lockdown

Published On: March 31, 2020 10:50 PM NPT By: Hari Krishna Gautam

BENI, March 31: The ongoing lockdown has delivered a severe blow to dairy farmers in Myagdi who rely on selling milk.

KATHMANDU, March 31: Former king Gyanendra Shah has donated Rs 20 million to Prime Minister COVID-19 fund established to prevent and contain novel coronavirus.

Republica and Nagarik launch official Viber community groups

Published On: March 31, 2020 09:20 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, March 31: Republica and Nagarik on Tuesday launched official Viber community groups to provide latest news and happenings in Nepal and abroad.

DOLPA, March 31: Health workers in Dolpa have been agitated after chief district officer Suresh Sunar warned of taking action against chief of district health office Sijan Rawal over the issue of setting up a quarantine facility and isolation wards to prevent the coronavirus prevention.

KATHMANDU, March 31: The first batch of essential medical supplies donated by Jack Ma Foundation and Alibaba Foundation has arrived in Kathmandu recently.

SC orders private hospital to treat COVID-19 patients

Published On: March 31, 2020 07:25 PM NPT By: RSS

KATHMANDU, March 31: At a time when the media have reported the denial of private hospitals to serve the patients suffering from COVID-19 like symptoms across the country, the Supreme Court has issued an interim order that private hospitals need to arrange a facility to treat the COVID-19 patients.

KATHMANDU, March 31: As the government on Sunday announced to provide relief package to the daily bread earners through the local levels, people have flocked to the ward offices on Tuesday.