BIRATNAGAR, Nov 25: Three more people succumbed to the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Province 1 in the past one day.

KATHMANDU, Nov 18: Nepal recorded 1,442 new cases, 3,538 recoveries and 12 deaths linked with the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the past one day.

KATHMANDU, Nov 13: Nepal recorded 2,111 new cases of novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the past one day, according to the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP).

Humla sees four new cases of COVID-19

November 13, 2020 16:05 pm

HUMLA, Nov 13: Four new cases of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) have been detected in Humla district.

MORALZARZAL, Spain, Nov 12: At 81 years old Spanish mountaineer Carlos Soria is training to tackle one of the world’s highest peaks, a challenge he will dedicate to elderly victims of the COVID-19 pandemic.

MOSCOW, Nov 11: Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine is 92% effective at protecting people from COVID-19 according to interim trial results, the country’s sovereign wealth fund said on Wednesday, as Moscow rushes to keep pace with Western drugmakers in the race for a shot.

NEW DELHI, Nov 10: Air quality in India’s capital deteriorated to its worst this year on Tuesday prompting a social media barrage of residents complaining about stinging eyes, sore throat and breathlessness in the middle of the coronavirus pandemic.

LISBON, Portugal, Nov 9: Portugal has entered a state of emergency, with curfews imposed in the areas worst hit by the COVID-19 pandemic.

KATHMANDU, Nov 4: Nepal on Wednesday reported 30 more COVID-19-related deaths, the highest number of fatalities in a single day so far, taking the coronavirus death toll to 1,034.

UNITED STATES, Oct 30: Global coronavirus cases rose by more than 500,000 for the first time on Wednesday, a record one-day increase as countries across the Northern Hemisphere reported daily spikes.

KATHMANDU, Oct 28: The Central Committee meeting of the ruling Nepal Communist Party which was scheduled to be held from October 31 to November 2 has been postponed for a month owing to the COVID-19 pandemic.

KATHMANDU, Oct 25: The main opposition Nepali Congress has decided not to host annual tea reception this year owing to the COVID-19 pandemic.

KATHMANDU, Oct 20: All commercial banks in the country have decided to close their branches for five days during the Dashain vacation, the Nepal Bankers Association (NBA) said on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, Oct 18: Shova Shakya, a provincial lawmaker of Sajha Party, said on Sunday that she has decided not to take the Dashain allowances this year.

LALITPUR, Oct 15: Lalitpur District alone has recorded 48 deaths linked with novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) as of Thursday, according to the data maintained by the District Public Health Office, Lalitpur.

KATHMANDU, Oct 15: Nepal added 3,749 new novel coronavirus infections on Thursday, taking the country’s total case count to 1, 21,745.

KATHMANDU, Oct 14: The Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) said on Wednesday that 2,638 new cases, 2,174 recoveries and 12 deaths linked to the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) were recorded in the past 24 hours. This takes the country’s coronavirus case tally to 1,17,996.

SIRAHA, Oct 13: The Lahan-based Ram Kumar Sarada Uma Prasad Maurarka Memorial Hospital has shut all its services including emergency from Tuesday after one of its health workers tested positive for the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) recently.

KATHMANDU, Oct 11: Nepal recorded additional 153,162 individuals in the unemployment list in the past one week. Job losses have impacted people from all walks of life across the country.

NEPALGUNJ, Oct 11: COVID-19 death toll in Banke has climbed to 26 as two more coronavirus patients died last night.

KATHMANDU, Oct 10: The United Nations in Nepal has urged the government of Nepal to take urgent action to address the increasing mental health problems in the country due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

KATHMANDU, Oct 9: With 2,059 cases of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the past one day, Nepal’s coronavirus case tally hit 100,676 on Friday.

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KATHMANDU, Oct 7: The Kathmandu Valley, which has emerged as a hotspot for the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) infection in recent months, saw 1,684 additional cases of coronavirus in the past one day.

KATHMANDU, Oct 6: Nine more fatalities linked to the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) were recorded across Nepal in the past 24 hours, taking the country’s COVID-19 death toll to 563.

KATHMANDU, Oct 5: Nepal’s coronavirus case tally has neared 90,000 after the confirmation of 2,440 new cases of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) across the country in the past 24 hours, the Ministry of Health and Population said on Monday.

KATHMANDU, Oct 2: The Ministry of Health and Population reported a record daily jump of 2,722 coronavirus infections on Friday, taking Nepal's COVID-19 tally to 82,450 as cases surged across the country.

UNITED STATES, Oct 2: More than 1 million people have died after contracting the novel coronavirus and over 33 million infected.

KATHMANDU, Oct 1: With 11 more people dying of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the past one day, Nepal’s coronavirus-related death toll has soared to 509.

KATHMANDU, Sept 29: Nepal witnessed 1,513 cases, 731 recoveries, and 10 fatalities linked to the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the past 24 hours, the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) said on Tuesday afternoon.

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KATHMANDU, Sept 27: The Ministry of Health and Population on Sunday said that 1,573 new cases, 10 more fatalities and 885 recoveries linked to the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) were recorded across the country in the past 24 hours.

BIRATNAGAR, Sept 27: The number of people dying of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has reached 63 in Province 1 after a man infected with coronavirus died in Biratnagar on Saturday night.

KATHMANDU, Sept 25: Nepal witnessed 1,313 fresh cases of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the past 24 hours, taking the nationwide coronavirus case tally to 70,614.

NEW DELHI, Sept 25: India has reported another 86,052 coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours, a declining trend with recoveries exceeding daily infections this week.

KATHMANDU, Sept 24: Seventeen more fatalities, 1,497 new cases and 457 fresh recoveries linked to the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) were recorded in the past 24 hours, in Nepal, taking the country’s COVID-19 case tally to 69,301.

SURKHET, Sept 24: With 48 new infections of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the past 24 hours, the coronavirus case tally in Karnali Province has climbed to 3,276.

KATHMANDU, Sept 24: Foreign direct investments (FDI) worth around Rs 5.50 billion has been pledged in tourism businesses of Nepal in the first two months of the current fiscal year. This positive development comes even as this sector is hit hard by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic effect.

KATHMANDU, Sept 23: The COVID-19 pandemic has spurred more Nepali businesses to start using internet, social media or digital platforms to seize business opportunities, in the wake of declining traditional sales, a survey said on Wednesday.

Politics and economics of pandemic

September 22, 2020 10:58 am

Difficult times bring out the best and worst in men and economy. Priorities are reassessed, objectives are redrawn and normal state of affairs is replaced by new normal. Years of hard work put into building and preserving the political and economic system stands on a slippery slope, ready to crumble.

KATHMANDU, Sept 21: Nepal’s coronavirus death toll climbed to 427 on Monday with 16 people dying of the viral disease in the past 24 hours, according to the Ministry of Health and Population.

KATHMANDU, Sept 20: Nepal has added another 1,325 cases of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and 10 more fatalities linked to the virus in the past 24 hours, taking the country’s total coronavirus case tally to 64,122, the Ministry of Health and Population said during its daily media briefing Sunday afternoon.

BIRENDRANAGAR, Sept 18: Thirty-five more persons including a two-month old baby girl tested positive for COVID-19 in Karnali Province on Friday.

RAUTAHAT, Sept 15: Rautahat district witnessed 23 new cases of coronavirus on Tuesday.

POKHARA, Sept 13: With 75 new cases of coronavirus recorded in the past 24 hours, the COVID-19 case tally in Gandaki Province has soared to 2,903.

KATHMANDU, Sept 11: The government is preparing to give permission to operate additional flights from countries where regular international flights have resumed.

POKHARA, Sept 9: The coronavirus death toll in Gandaki Province has risen to 22 after a 64-year-old man died of novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) on Tuesday.

POKHARA, Sept 8: Eleven new cases of coronavirus were detected in Gandaki Province, Pokhara-based Province Health Directorate said on Tuesday.

MUMBAI, Sept 8: India recorded its highest daily deaths from the coronavirus in more than a month on Tuesday, even as new infections slowed, data from the health ministry showed.

KATHMANDU, Sept 8: Tourism entrepreneurs have said that it will take at least another five years to revive Nepal’s tourism industry.