KATHMANDU, August 2: Hospitals have stated that the number of COVID-19 patients admitted to the hospital is increasing with the rising infection rate in the valley after the prohibitory order was relaxed. According to the Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital, Maharajgunj, 20 to 25 corona-infected patients have been admitted daily with symptoms. The number of patients admitted to the hospital on Sunday reached 126.
KATHMANDU, July 30: China has agreed to provide an additional 6 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines. According to the Ministry of Health and Population, China is ready to provide the vaccine through the procurement process. Dr Roshan Pokharel, secretary at the Ministry of Health and Population, said with this China will provide 14.4 million vaccines to Nepal. Out of these, 12 million will be provided through procurement process and 3.4 million in the form of grants.
KATHMANDU, July 26: The Child Health and Immunization Section under the Family Welfare Division has stated that an additional 1.6 million Vero Cell vaccines brought from China will be used to inoculate people who are above 55 years of age. A total of 1.6 million doses of vaccine had arrived in Nepal on Thursday and Saturday.
People planning to go abroad for work and further study are seeking the document after various countries made the vaccination certificate against COVID-19 mandatory.
Experts worry that such a large crowd without proper social distancing could spread COVID-19 infection
KATHMANDU, June 30: The number of non-COVID patients admitted to the major hospitals has increased in recent days. Until a week ago, only COVID patients were admitted to the major hospitals in the valley.
KATHMANDU, June 15: Although statistics of the COVID-19 cases released by the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) show that the number of coronavirus cases is declining daily, stakeholders have maintained that this is not the case.
KATHMANDU, May 24: Although the number of COVID-19 cases is steadily declining in the Kathmandu Valley for the past few days, the number of people coming for treatment from villages outside the valley has witnessed a significant increase, according to the hospitals here.
KATHMANDU, May 14: The number of COVID patients is increasing across the country but hospitals are not able to provide services as per their capacity due to lack of oxygen. With the government authorities enforcing a quota system on oxygen supply, the number of patients that hospitals are admitting has been declining.
KATHMANDU, May 9: COVID-19-infected people are flying out of Kathmandu via helicopters due to the lack of ICUs in the hospitals in the capital city. A 43-year-old man from Baglung reached Charak Hospital in Pokhara by a helicopter after failing to get an ICU bed in the Kathmandu Valley on Saturday.
KATHMANDU, April 25: The medical treatment provided to COVID-19 patients in Nepal is ineffective as the country battles the second wave of the viral disease, according to the Health Emergency and Disaster Management Unit (HEDMU) of the Ministry of Health and Population.
KATHMANDU, April 23: The major hospitals in the Kathmandu valley have become beds and ICUs for the treatment of COVID-19 patients. As they are already full of their bed capacity, the hospitals have stated that they are forced to refer them elsewhere in coordination with the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP).