CHITWAN, July 1: Chitwan district has reported 25 new cases of novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) on Wednesday. The newly diagnosed COVID-19 patients include 19 males and six other females, according to Bharatpur Hospital.
CHITWAN, April 25: Of the two patients undergoing treatment for COVID-19 at the Chitwan-based Bharatpur Hospital, one was discharged from the hospital on Saturday. The 27-year-old man was sent home after he tested negative for the virus via the polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test.
CHITWAN, April 7: The nationwide lockdown enforced by the government to contain the spread of COVID-19 has caused mixed impacts on agriculture sector of Chitwan. While vegetables farming is gradually recovering after the initial setback of the lockdown, poultry sector has suffered the most.
CHITWAN, March 24: A 30-year-old man who had experienced symptoms of the novel coronavirus died at a temporary hospital set up for treatment of possible coronavirus infected patients in Bharatpur, Chitwan today morning.
CHITWAN, March 19: Bharatpur metropolis has announced to build a special 70-bed hospital in just three days for treatment of possible coronavirus infected patients. Even though Nepal does not have any reported cases of coronavirus currently, all the provincial and federal governments have been alarmed by possible outbreak of the virus. The metropolis has planned to transform Chitwan Expo Center, located at Bhatratpur Metropolis – 10, as a temporary hospital for the cause. The decision was taken by the metropolis during a meeting on Tuesday.
CHITWAN, March 13: The widespread outbreak of coronavirus has affected the tourism sector in the country. Sauraha, the main tourist destination of Chitwan, has not received international tourists in recent times.