KATHMANDU, July 5: With 293 new cases of coronavirus today, Nepal's COVID-19 tally reached 1, 5784 on Sunday afternoon.

GENEVA, July 5: The World Health Organization reported a record increase in global coronavirus cases on Saturday, with the total rising by 212,326 in 24 hours.

NEW YORK, July 5: The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) revised its count of coronavirus cases and deaths to 57,718 new cases and 661 deaths on Saturday, taking the total to 2,789,678 cases and 129,305 deaths.

KATHMANDU, July 4: The Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) claimed that COVID-19 does not transmit from the dead body of an infected person.

KATHMANDU, July 4: The Ministry of Health and Population has reported the recovery of 272 COVID-19 patients in past 24 hours.

KATHMANDU, July 4: The International Labor Organization (ILO) has agreed to provide Rs 51 million grant to the Non-resident Nepali Association (NRNA) to rescue Nepali nationals stranded in Malaysia, United Arab Emirates, Qatar and Saudi Arabia due to COVID-19 pandemic.

KATHMANDU, July 4: With 232 new cases of coronavirus in the past 24 hours, Nepal's COVID-19 national tally has soared to 15,491.

KATHMANDU, July 4: Nepal's COVID-19 death toll has risen to 34 on Saturday, the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) confirmed.

KATHMANDU, July 4: The price of chicken in the Kathmandu Valley has escalated by around Rs 150 per kg to cross Rs 400 per kg in the past few months, which the traders blamed on a heavy fall in production during the nationwide lockdown. Along with chicken, the price of eggs has also soared in recent days.

KATHMANDU, July 4: In what is worrying news for Kathmanduites, SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) virus has been detected in the sewers of Kathmandu.

MUMBAI, July 4: India recorded its highest singe-day spike of coronavirus cases on Saturday, with over 22,000 new cases and 442 deaths, as infections rose in the western and southern parts of the country amid heavy monsoon rains.

SINDHUPALCHOWK, July 4: Sindhupalchowk district witnessed 12 new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday.

Exploring the future of theater

July 3, 2020 19:15 pm

Theater hall comes alive with the soul of artists. The black box space becomes colorful with lively performance, along with the support of people working behind the scenes. However, since the outbreak of COVID-19 and lockdown in the nation the magic that used to happen has come to a halt. Like many other fields, theatrical scenario too is looking grim.

KATHMANDU, July 3: Nepal recorded 740 new cases of coronavirus on Friday, taking the country's COVID-19 national tally to 15,259.

ROLPA, July 3: A youth who committed suicide in a quarantine facility on July 1 tested positive for COVID-19 on Friday.

KATHMANDU, July 3: The government has resumed providing work permits to migrant workers to work abroad effective from Thursday. Citing the threat of COVID-19, the government had suspended the labor migration on March 12.

KATHMANDU, July 2: Nepal's COVID-19 recovery tally has surpassed 5000 on Thursday, with 664 new recoveries in past 24 hours.

KATHMANDU, July 2: A record of 32 new cases were detected in the Kathmandu Valley in the last 24 hours, according to the Ministry of Health and Population.

KATHMANDU, July 2: The Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) confirmed yet another COVID-19 fatality on Thursday.

MUMBAI/GUWAHATI, India, July 2: India’s coronavirus infections surpassed 600,000 on Thursday, with 17,834 deaths, as authorities battled to contain the pandemic while easing lockdown rules, officials and the health ministry said.

KATHMANDU, July 1: The Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) reported 17 more cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) in Kathmandu Valley on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, July 1: The Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) reported one more COVID-19 death on Wednesday.

WASHINGTON, July 1: New U.S. COVID-19 cases rose by more than 47,000 on Tuesday according to a Reuters tally, the biggest one-day spike since the start of the pandemic, as the government’s top infectious disease expert warned that number could soon double.

KATHMANDU, July 1: The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $3 million grant from its Asia Pacific Disaster Response Fund (APDRF) in a bid to support Nepal in its fight against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic.

WASHINGTON, July 1: New U.S. COVID-19 cases rose by more than 47,000 on Tuesday according to a Reuters tally, the biggest one-day spike since the start of the pandemic, as the government’s top infectious disease expert warned that number could soon double.

KATHMANDU, June 30: Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) has recorded 316 new cases of coronavirus in the past 24 hours, taking Nepal's COVID-19 national tally to 13564.

We all are battling with the global pandemic disease COVID-19 that has created a ripple around the world in terms of analyzing and viewing things differently at the moment. There has been huge difference in our lifestyle, before COVID-19 and during the pandemic.

NEW YORK, June 30: Flying can increase your risk of exposure to infection, but airlines are taking some precautions and you can too.

KATHMANDU, June 29: The government has decided to extend the ongoing lockdown until July 22.

KATHMANDU, June 29: As per the repatriation guidelines, 607 stranded Nepalis returned home in four repatriation flights conducted on Monday.

KATHMANDU, June 29: The Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) reported recovery of 121 COVID-19 patients in the last 24 hours.

KATHMANDU, June 29: As COVID-19 cases are increasing in big cities like Kathmandu, the Ministry of Health and Population has urged the general public not to venture out of their houses unless it is urgent.

KATHMANDU, June 29: Security experts have expressed fears that the prolonged lockdown and restriction measures put in place to contain COVID-19 without any support to ease the life of ordinary people could soon push the country toward a state of social unrest.

KATHMANDU, June 29: Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) said on Monday that 476 new cases of coronavirus were detected in the past 24 hours.

KATHMANDU, June 29: Last week Kathmandu Upatyaka Khanepani Limited (KUKL) office announced vacancies for several posts. Ever since the vacancies were announced, the head office in Tripureshwor has been receiving hordes of applicants forming a queue outside the office. Most of them are seen completely defying social distancing measures. The scene with hundreds of people packed in a narrow row looks frightening given that we’re in the middle of a pandemic where social distancing measures are crucial for preventing the spread of the contagious virus.

Covid-19 testing stops in Surkhet

June 29, 2020 15:00 pm

BIRENDRANAGAR: Following a technical problem in a PCR machine, the testing of samples for Covid-19 infection has stopped in Surkhet – the headquarters of Karnali. The testing has come to a halt since Friday.

SYDNEY/BEIJING, June 29: The death toll from COVID-19 surpassed half a million people on Sunday, according to a Reuters tally, a grim milestone for the global pandemic that seems to be resurgent in some countries even as other regions are still grappling with the first wave.

When her neighbors had introduced Annapurna to Republica five months ago, she 'was a woman who had not smiled for over a decade.' The neighbors told us that Annapurna's husband, Kabir, needs to be held responsible for her situation and that action must be taken against him. To the volley of charges against her man, the old fragile-looking lady only gave a mute response. When asked if she wanted him to realize his mistake, she said in a faint voice, “He has sugar, pressure”. It was heart wrenching that Annapurna Rijal, 66, was concerned about Kabir's health. Republica then ran her story in January 2020.

Nepal has been under lockdown for more than three month now due to the ongoing pandemic of Covid-19. Nepal has taken lockdown as a major strategy to control pandemic due to lack of resources and test kits. The government of Nepal has been trying to get enough test kits required to control the pandemic from taking root in the country. As an effort to fulfill that demand, the government initiated procurement effort as well first via the Health Ministry directly through a contract that was awarded to Omni group and recently to Nepal army via government-to-government model. Both procurement done by the government has not been without controversies.

KATHMANDU, June 28: As of today, 158 Nepali nationals lost their lives due to Covid-19 in various foreign countries, the Non-resident Nepali Association (NRNA) said.

RUPANDEHI, June 28: A 45-year-old man who was kept at a quarantine facility set up at Bardaghat Municipality-2 in Nawalparasi (West) died in course of treatment at Lumbini Provincial Hospital in Butwal on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, June 28: The Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) reported recovery of 179 patients of Covid-19 in last 24 hours taking Covid-19 recovery tally to 3,013 on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, June 28: Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) has said that 463 new cases of coronavirus were recorded in various parts of the country in the past 24 hours.

More than 200 businesses have already left Thamel

KATHMANDU, June 27: The Securities Board of Nepal (Sebon) is preparing to reopen the stock market from next week. According to a Sebon source, the apex regulatory body of the securities market is planning to reopen the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) — the sole stock market of the country — for trading from this week after a hiatus of one and a half months.

KATHMANDU, June 27: The Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) reported the 28th Covid-19 death case in Nepal on Saturday.

UNITED STATES, June 27: Dr. Gopi Patel recalls how powerless she felt when New York’s Mount Sinai Hospital overflowed with COVID-19 patients in March.

KATHMANDU, June 27: As many as 137 patients of Covid-19 were discharged from various hospitals and isolation centers after successful recovery across the nation in the past 24 hours.

BEIJING, June 27: Mainland China reported on Saturday the highest number of new coronavirus cases in four days, driven by a COVID-19 resurgence in the Chinese capital of Beijing.

NEW DELHI, June 27: India reported over 17,000 new coronavirus cases over the last 24 hours, pushing the country’s total above 500,000, federal health ministry data showed on Saturday, with infections surging in major cities including the capital New Delhi.