KATHMANDU, April 13: The Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) has projected Nepal’s COVID-19 case tally to surpass the 600,000 mark with a daily rise of more than 11,000 by the upcoming three months.
Health Ministry has asked all those receiving the first shot of COVID-19 vaccine from January 28 to February 22 to visit any of the 19 vaccine centers convenient to them to receive the second shot of the vaccine.
KATHMANDU, April 12: Amid preparation of the government to take various measures to contain the spread of COVID-19, various stakeholders have asked the government not to take any decision to suspend physical classes in schools and colleges.
NEW DELHI, April 11: New COVID-19 cases in India surged to a record of 152,879 on Sunday as the country battled a second wave of infections by pushing for faster vaccinations, with some states considering tougher restrictions to slow the spread of the virus.
BEIJING, April 11: In a rare admission of the weakness of Chinese coronavirus vaccines, the country’s top disease control official says their effectiveness is low and the government is considering mixing them to give them a boost.
INDIA, April 11: Coronavirus infections in the South Asia sub-region surpassed the grim milestone of 15 million on Saturday, a Reuters tally shows, led by India’s record daily infections and vaccine shortages.
KATHMANDU, April 8: The country witnessed a total of 332 new cases of coronavirus infection in the past 24 hours, according to the Ministry of Health and Population. Altogether 4,006 RT-PCR tests were carried out in the past 24 hours.
The already existing challenges faced by the informal workers are now unambiguously exposed by the pandemic and further aggravated by sudden demands for COVID- 19 testing, quarantine measures, sanitizing equipment, medical visitations, healthy and immune boosting diet etc.
LONDON, April 6: Coronavirus-related deaths worldwide crossed 3 million on Tuesday, according to a Reuters tally, as the latest global resurgence of COVID-19 infections is challenging vaccination efforts across the globe.
NEW DELHI, April 6: India reported a record rise in COVID-19 infections on Monday, becoming the second country after the United States to post more than 100,000 new cases in a day, as politicians stage massive election rallies raising fears of further spreading the virus.
KATHMANDU, April 5: Minister for Health and Population, Hridayash Tripathi has warned that a new wave of the COVID-19 pandemic in the country could reach its peak in June if necessary precautionary measures are not taken in advance.
BEIJING, April 5: China reported its biggest daily jump in new COVID-19 cases in more than two months, as a city on the border with Myanmar in southwestern Yunnan province accounted for all new local cases.
MUMBAI, April 4: India’s richest state, Maharashtra, announced stringent COVID-19 restrictions from Monday, after a rapid rise in infections now accounting for more than half the daily new cases in India.
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MUMBAI, April 3: India’s daily coronavirus infections hit another record on Saturday for the highest tally since September, while daily deaths reached a five-month high, a Reuters count based on data from the health ministry showed.
NEW DELHI, April 3: The chief minister of India’s Maharashtra state warned on Friday of a full lockdown to curb coronavirus infections if people did not limit their movement, as the country hit a six-month high for daily cases.
MYAGDI, April 1: The calendar of test production of the 42-MW Mystery Rivulet Hydropower Project constructed in Myagdi's Annapurna Rural Municipality-4, Narchyang has been affected as its employees were contracted with the coronavirus.
KATHMANDU, March 31: The Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) has urged chief district officers (CDOs) across the country to restrict all kinds of mass gatherings in view of the rising cases of COVID-19.
GENEVA/ZURICH, March 31: Data was withheld from World Health Organization investigators who travelled to China to research the origins of the coronavirus epidemic, WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on Tuesday.
NEW DELHI, March 30: India reported the highest daily increase in coronavirus cases in five months on Monday, with the second wave of the disease driven by surging infections in the country’s richest state Maharastra.
BEIJING, March 29: A joint WHO-China study on the origins of COVID-19 says that transmission of the virus from bats to humans through another animal is the most likely scenario and that a lab leak is “extremely unlikely,” according to a draft copy obtained by The Associated Press.
MUMBAI/ NEW DELHI, March 29: India’s richest state, Maharashtra, is considering imposing a strict lockdown this week after recording the highest one-day jump in coronavirus infections of any Indian state since last March, officials said on Sunday.
KATHMANDU, March 28: A total of 89 new cases of novel coronavirus disease were reported in the past 24 hours across the country through 2,101 RT-PCR tests, the Ministry of Health and Population stated. With this, the number of caseload in the country reached 276,839.
KATHMANDU, March 28: Three more Nepali nationals living in foreign countries died of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the past one week, the Non-resident Nepali Association (NRNA) said on Sunday.
KATHMANDU, March 27: Thousands of Bhutanese travelled to schools and public buildings for vaccination on Saturday as the Himalayan kingdom launched its biggest inoculation drive against COVID-19 with the AstraZeneca shots provided by neighbouring India.
DOTI, March 27: All nine local governments in Doti, a district in the Sudur Paschim (Far-West) Province are on alert following the rising coronavirus cases in neighbouring India. The people who went to India for jobs have started returning home with the increasing infections rate there. It is said presently India is battling a second wave of the coronavirus.
KATHMANDU, March 24: Nepal on Wednesday confirmed as many as 145 more cases of COVID-19. This has taken Nepal’s COVID-19 caseload to 276,389 since the Himalayan nation first reported the viral disease on January 23 last year.