KATHMANDU, August 1: The pressure of patients coming with the coronavirus infection has increased in Bharatpur Hospital. As the number of corona infections continues to increase in the district, so is the number of people coming to the hospital for treatment.
UDAYAPUR, August 1: Three members of a family have died of Coronavirus infection in Khaijanapur village of Triyuga municipality-2 in the district. Raman Pokharel,43, died 15 days ago, Hem Raj Pokharel,38, a week later and Devi Pokharel,36, died on Friday night, according to the Ward Chair Dhaman Singh Khatri.
KATHMANDU, July 31: As many as 3,779,932 people have received their first shot of COVID-19 vaccines and 1,621,754 people have been fully vaccinated in Nepal as of Friday, according to the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP).
GENEVA, July 31: The world is at risk of losing hard-won gains in fighting COVID-19 as the highly transmissible Delta variant spreads, but WHO-approved vaccines remain effective, the World Health Organization said on Friday.
KATHMANDU, July 31: In another dispiriting setback for the nation’s efforts to stamp out the coronavirus, scientists who studied a big COVID-19 outbreak in Massachusetts concluded that vaccinated people who got so-called breakthrough infections carried about the same amount of the coronavirus as those who did not get the shots.
Nepal is very much likely to witness devastation of a higher level than that of the second wave in the coming days, if effective steps are not taken to stem the further spread of the variants of COVID-19 in the country, warn experts
KATHMANDU, July 28: The House of Representatives along with the Education and Health Committee have directed the authorities concerned to conduct the exams of grade 12 in the midst of COVID-19 pandemic by following the necessary health and safety guidelines.
KATHMANDU, July 27: There is a need for cross collaboration to lower the costs of rural area connectivity and improve digital literacy to close the digital divide and progress on recovery of the economy affected by the COVID pandemic.
KATHMANDU, July 26: As of Sunday, 1,398,178 people are fully vaccinated and 3,383,038 people have received a single dose of vaccine against the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Nepal, according to the latest data issued by the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP).
KATHMANDU, July 25: Many local units in Kavrepalanchok district have reopened schools physically amid COVID-19 risks, defying the central government's direction to all educational institutions to hold online classes until further notice.
KATHMANDU, July 22: The Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) has warned the general public to adopt COVID-19 safety protocols as the number of new cases of COVID-19 is rising alarmingly once again.
FUKUSHIMA/TOKYO, July 21: Japan's women's softball team got the Tokyo 2020 Olympics off to a winning start for the hosts on Wednesday, a boost for the pandemic-postponed Games that the World Health Organization sees as "a celebration of hope" even as COVID-19 cases surge.
TOKYO, July 20: The so-called bubble to control COVID-19 infections at the Olympic Athlete's Village in Tokyo is already "broken" and poses a risk of spreading infections to the general populace, a prominent public health expert said on Tuesday.
KATHMANDU, July 17: He was always amazed by the sight of planes that soar like eagles in the sky. Eighty-two years old Khewa limbu found his flying experience to be a special one when he finally had a chance to sit inside an airplane and fly to Kathmandu along with his 81-year-old wife Setimaya Limbu to meet their daughter in Gothatar in the capital. Following their first flight experience in a steel bird, the old couple love to watch planes as they fly by every now and then.
KATHMANDU, July 16: Although Nepal has expressed its commitment to behave all its citizens equally in all international forums, a field study conducted recently has shown that the condition of Harawa-Charawa in Tarai districts is pathetic.
It’s why vaccinations are still recommended for people with immune systems weakened by disease or certain medications. It’s also important that your family, friends and caregivers get vaccinated, which will make it far less likely that they pass on the virus.
Just because Pfizer wants to offer COVID-19 vaccine boosters doesn’t mean people will be lining up anytime soon -- U.S. and international health authorities say that for now, the fully vaccinated seem well protected.
KATHMANDU, July 11: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has vowed that all Nepalis will get vaccines by the end of this year- 2021. “Nepali people should not worry about availability of vaccines against COVID-19 now,” he said.