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B&C Hospital requests COVID-19 patients needing ventilators, ICU, beds for admission

Published On: May 16, 2021 03:14 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, May 16: The recovery rate of patients infected by the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) at B&C Hospital in Birtamod, Jhapa, is higher than many hospitals inside the country

18,000 empty oxygen cylinders from China arrive at Tatopani border

Published On: May 16, 2021 12:31 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, May 16: The government has brought 18,000 empty medical oxygen cylinders from China to Nepal via the Tatopani border point.

Ex-PM Deuba sends medical aid to his home district

Published On: May 16, 2021 11:34 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, May 16: Former Prime Minister and President of Nepali Congress (NC), Sher Bahadur Deuba has sent medical supplies to his home district of Dadeldhura.

Many COVID-19 patients died due to lack of proper treatment

Published On: May 15, 2021 03:18 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, May 15: As many as 1,676 people have succumbed to the second wave of the coronavirus outbreak since the start of April. This number has increased over three times than last year. Experts have concluded that the lack of proper treatment in Nepal has been a major reason for the numerous deaths of people suffering from the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

Five hospitals receive 30 units of oxygen concentrators from Karuna Foundation

Published On: May 15, 2021 02:46 PM NPT By: Republica

Karuna Foundation has distributed 30 oxygen concentrators of seven liters to five different hospitals in the country.

14 die of COVID-19 in Banke in the past two days

Published On: May 14, 2021 11:15 AM NPT By: Republica

NEPALGUNJ, May 14: As many as 14 people died of COVID-19 in Banke district in the past two days.

11 patients died in a day at COVID-19 Special Hospital in Butwal

Published On: May 11, 2021 02:11 PM NPT By: Republica

BUTWAL, May 11: The number of COVID-19 infections in Butwal is increasing day by day. As many as 11 infected patients who were undergoing treatment at the COVID-19 Special Hospital in Butwal succumbed to the deadly virus in the past 24 hours.

Gorkha Hospital overwhelmed; new mother undergoing treatment inside a tent

Published On: May 10, 2021 03:02 PM NPT By: Republica

GORKHA, May 10: Patients affected by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) are being treated outside the Gorkha Hospital as of Sunday evening.

An elected rep of local govt dies in an ambulance as his family waited for hours to get admission in hospital

Published On: May 7, 2021 04:18 PM NPT By: Republica

BUTWAL, May 7: An elected representative of local government in Butwal has died of COVID-19 as he was forced to wait for hours to get admission in hospital.

Ten die of COVID-19 in Bheri Hospital and Nepalgunj Medical College in 24 hours

Published On: May 7, 2021 03:18 PM NPT By: Republica

NEPALGUNJ, May 7: As many as 10 COVID-19 patients died from the virus in Banke in the last 24 hours. Those dying of COVID-19 in various hospitals in Banke district include eight people from Banke and one each from Bardiya and Kailali districts.

Teacher dies of COVID-19 in Baitadi

Published On: May 5, 2021 01:17 PM NPT By: Republica

BAITADI, May 5: A teacher has died after getting infected by the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Baitadi. According to Yogendra Prasad Batta, chief of the health office of Baitadi, the 44-years old teacher died of the disease at 9:40AM on Wednesday.

Prohibitory order to come into effect in Beni from Wednesday

Published On: May 4, 2021 01:48 PM NPT By: Republica

MYAGDI, May 4: The district administration of Myagdi has decided to enforce a prohibitory order in Beni Municipality effective from Wednesday for 10 days in a bid to break the chain of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) infection.

Ten Nepali nationals  succumbed to COVID-19 in India last week

Published On: May 3, 2021 02:16 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, May 3: As many as ten Nepalese have died from the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in India last week, taking the death tally of Nepalese in India to 71, according to the Non-Resident Nepali Association (NRNA).

Dharahara inaugurated way early, only 60 percent of the work completed so far

Published On: May 2, 2021 02:21 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, May 2: Looking at the exterior of the Dharahara, it seems as if the construction of the tower has been completed. With golden beads decorated at the top, a balcony that overlooks the valley on the 20th floor, a fresh coat of white paint, and colorful lights all over the tower, the Dharahara seems to be complete. However, the tower is far from completion.

Inflow of patients rises further at Nepalgunj Medical College even as hospital runs of out of beds with oxygen

Published On: May 1, 2021 01:42 PM NPT By: Republica

NEPALGUNJ, May 1: Nepalgunj Medical College, a hospital that has been treating patients infected by the coronavirus in the district, has announced plans to upgrade their COVID-19 ward to 300 beds.

Six COVID-19 patients died at Karnali COVID Hospital in past 24 hours

Published On: April 30, 2021 11:57 AM NPT By: Republica

SURKHET, April 30: Six people died in the last 24 hours at the Karnali Province COVID Hospital.

WWF launches probe after allegations that it funded murderous guards in anti-poaching war

Published On: March 5, 2019 09:27 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, March 5: The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) has launched an investigation into allegations published by The Kathmandu Post in partnership with BuzzFeed News that the international charity funds and works with “paramilitary forces that have been accused of beating, torturing, sexually assaulting, and murdering scores of people.”