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Chandragiri Municipality to run 100-bed isolation centre from May 15

Published On: May 11, 2021 11:11 AM NPT By: RSS

KATHMANDU, May 11: Chandragiri Municipality in Kathmandu district is going to run an isolation centre from May 15 at a community hospital based in the municipality.

Installation of oxygen plant delayed

Published On: May 10, 2021 09:06 AM NPT By: RSS

JAJARKOT, May 10: An oxygen plant that was brought by the Health Service Office, Dolpa two weeks ago is yet to be installed.

Seven-year-old boy beats COVID-19

Published On: May 9, 2021 02:04 PM NPT By: RSS

GULMI, May 9: A seven-year-old boy has got over the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Rajesh Raut of Madane Rural Municipality-1 in Gulmi district was admitted to the temporary COVID-19 special hospital operated by the rural municipality on May 3 after he had fever and shortness of breath.

Dogadakesar Rural Municipality to use all its vehicles to transport COVID-19 patients

Published On: May 9, 2021 09:24 AM NPT By: RSS

BAITADI, May 9: Dogadakesar Rural Municipality has said that it will use all its vehicles  to help COVID--19 patients.

Saldang faces rice shortage

Published On: May 9, 2021 09:11 AM NPT By: RSS

JAJARKOT, May 9: Saldang of Dolpa district has been facing acute shortage of rice. The Food Management and Trading Company Limited had determined a quota of 1,500 quintals of rice for Saldang last year.

Myagdi district is self-sufficient in oxygen

Published On: May 7, 2021 09:57 AM NPT By: RSS

MYAGDI, May 7: Myagdi district is self-sufficient in oxygen, a necessity for treating patients suffering from coronavirus and pulmonary complications.

91 journalists under FNJ Corporate Province have coronavirus

Published On: May 7, 2021 09:25 AM NPT By: RSS

KATHMANDU, May 7: 91 journalists associated with the Federation of Nepalis Journalists (FNJ) have so far contracted the coronavirus.

TUTH adds 140 dedicated beds for COVID-19 patients

Published On: May 6, 2021 11:54 AM NPT By: RSS

KATHMANDU, May 6: Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital (TUTH) has added 140 dedicated beds in its new building for the treatment of COVID-19 patients.

Four succumb to COVID-19 in Dhangadi

Published On: May 3, 2021 01:10 PM NPT By: RSS

KAILALI, May 3: Four people died of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) at the Seti Provincial Hospital in Dhangadi of Kailali district.

NC President Deuba demands COVID-19 relief for workers

Published On: May 1, 2021 04:35 PM NPT By: RSS

KATHMANDU, May 1: Nepali Congress President (NC) Sher Bahadur Deuba has demanded that the government announce relief packages for the workers and small traders hit by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Tokha Municipality to set up 80-bed isolation facility with oxygen supply system

Published On: May 1, 2021 02:29 PM NPT By: RSS

KATHMANDU, May 1: Tokha Municipality in Kathmandu is to establish a COVID-19 isolation facility. According to Mayor Prakash Adhikari, the local government is preparing to establish the isolation center which will be equipped with the oxygen therapy system at the Radha Swami Bhawan (building) located in ward 7.

One dies of COVID-19 at Dhulikhel Hospital

Published On: May 1, 2021 02:23 PM NPT By: RSS

DHULIKHEL, May 1: A COVID-19 patient died this morning while undergoing treatment at Dhulikhel Hospital. A 37-year-old male from Kubinde of Sindhupalchowk was admitted to the hospital last Friday after he complained of health complications.

Two persons die of coronavirus at Narayani Hospital

Published On: April 28, 2021 12:52 PM NPT By: RSS

BIRGUNJ, April 28: Two coronavirus-infected people died in course of treatment at Narayani Hospital, Birgunj, early Wednesday morning.

Nepal calls for ensuring easy access to COVID-19 vaccines

Published On: April 28, 2021 12:48 PM NPT By: RSS

KATHMANDU, April 28: Nepal has noted that the anti-COVID-19 vaccines should not be made a subject of racism and nationalism but an accessible public good that can be easily purchased and used by all.

COVID treatment ward comes into operation

Published On: April 25, 2021 09:36 AM NPT By: RSS

BAGMATI, April 25: A 'COVID treatment ward' has come into operation in Hetauda, the capital of Bagmati province with the objective of supporting the treatment of the COVID-19 patients. The ward has been established at the Hetauda hospital under the provincial government.

Humla transit being monitored

Published On: April 25, 2021 09:21 AM NPT By: RSS

SIMIKOT, April 25: Simikot Airport, a major entry point to the district and three other road check points are being strictly monitored in the wake of increased Coronavirus infections.

People forced to drink polluted river water

Published On: April 24, 2021 09:25 AM NPT By: RSS

MYAGDI, April 24: Drying up of water sources has forced the residents of Aula in Annapurna Rural Municipality to drink water from the local river.

New Oxygen plants in Jhapa hospitals

Published On: April 24, 2021 09:09 AM NPT By: RSS

JHAPA, April 24: As the second wave of Coronavirus infection intensifies further, four hospitals in Jhapa district have begun setting up oxygen plants.

UML takes action against four Karnali Province Assembly members

Published On: April 23, 2021 06:55 PM NPT By: RSS

KATHMANDU, April 23: The second meeting of the CPN-UML’s Tenth National General Convention Organising Committee held on Friday decided to take action against four members of the Karnali Province Assembly for defying the whip issued by the party during the voting process while Chief Minister Mahendra Bahadur Shahi was trying to win the confidence of the House.

Chemical fertilizer to be produced locally in Kanchanpur

Published On: April 23, 2021 12:02 PM NPT By: RSS

KANCHANPUR, April 23: Nepal Fertilizers Industry has decided to set up a factory to produce chemical fertilizer locally at Baluwaphanta of Krishnapur Municipality-6 by utilizing raw materials available within the country.