Actor-turned-politician Sunny Deol announced on Wednesday that he has tested positive for coronavirus.

KATHMANDU, Nov 26: Remittance inflows in the first three months of the current fiscal year increased by 12.6 percent to Rs.258.86 billion despite projections made for the possible decline in the remitted money with the global spread of COVID-19. During the review period last year, the remittance amount had declined by 5.1 percent.

With police brutality continuing to devastate Black families and the coronavirus ravishing Black America disproportionately, the world was driven to the significance of this year’s Juneteenth more than ever before.

With more than 12,000 additional deaths by Nov. 19 in the second wave, Britain is recording nearly four times more deaths per capita than Germany, though not as many as Spain or France.

Two more die of COVID-19 at BPKIHS

November 23, 2020 13:30 pm

DHARAN, Nov 23: Two more people died of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) while undergoing treatment at BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences (BPKIHS) in Dharan.

KATHMANDU, Nov 21: Minister for Health and Population (MoHP), Bhanu Bhakta Dhakal has said that the government has projected that two percent of the total population of the country – 600,000 – will be infected by the novel coronavirus.

JHAPA, Nov 21: Two more fatalities linked with the novel coronavirus disease were recorded in Jhapa on Friday.

KATHMANDU, Nov 20: Bagmati Province has recorded 631 fatalities due to the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) as of Friday, the Ministry of Social Development of the province said.

NEW YORK, Nov 19: The U.S. death toll from COVID-19 surpassed a grim new milestone of 250,000 lives lost on Wednesday, as New York City’s public school system, the nation’s largest, called a halt to in-classroom instruction, citing a jump in coronavirus infection rates.

BANKE, Nov 17: Altogether 74 people have succumbed to the novel coronavirus disease in Banke district as of Monday, district health authorities said.

KATHMANDU, Nov 17: Two senior doctors have died of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the capital.

MASSACHUSETTS, Nov 17: Moderna Inc’s experimental vaccine was 94.5% effective in preventing COVID-19 based on interim data from a late-stage trial, the company said on Monday, becoming the second U.S. drugmaker to report results that far exceed expectations.

SYDNEY, Nov 16: Countries across the Asia-Pacific region reported record new coronavirus numbers and fresh outbreaks on Monday, with Japan facing mounting pressure to reimpose a state of emergency and South Korea warning it was at a “critical crossroads”.

LONDON, Nov 13: The likelihood that a coronavirus infection will prove fatal has dropped by nearly a third since April due to improved treatment, researchers at the University of Washington’s Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) said on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, Nov 12: The Chinese government has held a video conference with four South Asian countries including Nepal on COVID-19 response.

COVID-19 was first reported in Wuhan, China in December 2019 and subsequently spread globally, with the declaration of the pandemic in early March 2020. The first confirmed imported case in Nepal was reported in the 2nd week of January 2020. The initial response of Nepal to COVID-19 was comparably slow but the country geared efforts after it was declared a 'global pandemic' by WHO on 11 March 2020.

COVID-19 has killed more than 500 COVID-19 patients since the first week of October

KATHMANDU, Nov 10: With 2,736 more people testing positive for the novel coronavirus in the past 24 hours, the total number of infections is just 240 short of the 200,000 mark.

MORANG, Nov 9: Province 1 recorded seven more fatalities linked with the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the past one day.

KATHMANDU, Nov 9: The Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) confirmed 2,571 new cases of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) on Monday.  As many as 1,051 females and 1,520 males were diagnosed with the disease.

GORKHA, Nov 2: Thirty-two persons including Chief District Officer (CDO) Tirtha Bhattarai of Gorkha have been diagnosed with the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

MUMBAI, Nov 2: India recorded 45,231 new coronavirus infections, taking its total cases to 8.23 million, the health ministry said on Monday.

KATHMANDU, Nov 1: Nepal on Sunday added 2,824 new cases of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19), reported the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP).

NEPALGUNJ, Nov 1: Three persons succumbed to the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Jhapa on Sunday morning.

The country reports the highest single-day COVID-19 recoveries of 4,096

KATHMANDU, October 30: As winter sets in, there is a growing concern over how the season would respond to COVID-19. Many studies and experts have predicted that there is a strong possibility that the virus may find a suitable environment for its growth and spread as the mercury dips. Also, there are many who disagree with the seasonal logic.

The Kathmandu Valley alone has reported 328 deaths due to COVID-19 with 46 people dying in the past one week

Winter is fast approaching in the Northern Hemisphere, and researchers warn that COVID-19 outbreaks are likely to get worse, especially in regions that don’t have the virus’s spread under control.

KATHMANDU, Oct 28: Chief Secretary Shanker Das Bairagi has tested positive for coronavirus. Bairagi shared on Twitter that he has been diagnosed with COVID-19.

Jhapa sees yet another COVID-19 death

October 28, 2020 15:24 pm

JHAPA, Oct 28: Jhapa has recorded yet another coronavirus-related death.

KATHMANDU, Oct 27: Comedian Manoj Gajurel has tested positive for coronavirus.

KATHMANDU, Oct 25: The number of Nepali nationals dying of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in foreign countries has risen to 284 as one more Nepali national succumbed to COVID-19, the Non-resident Nepali Association (NRNA) said on Sunday.

BOISE, Idaho, Oct 24: The United States is approaching a record for the number of new daily coronavirus cases in the latest ominous sign about the disease’s grip on the nation, as states from Connecticut to the Rocky Mountain West reel under the surge.

KATHMANDU, Oct 24: Former Prime Minister Dr Baburam Bhattarai and his spouse Hisila Yami have tested positive for coronavirus.

DANG, Oct 24: A government employee has died of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Dang.

CHITWAN, Oct 23: Three more COVID-19 infected patients have died in the district.

Kathmandu Valley alone reported 282 deaths due to COVID-19

KATHMANDU, Oct 20: As many as 3,093 new cases of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) were confirmed in Nepal on Tuesday, the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) reported.

DHARAN, Oct 20: Two more coronavirus patients died at the COVID-19 Hospital under BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences (BPKIHS) in Dharan in the past 24 hours.

KATHMANDU, Oct 19: Most of the Transport Management Offices in the Kathmandu Valley have suspended their services from Monday after their staffers tested positive for the coronavirus.

KATHMANDU, Oct 19: Nepal on Monday witnessed as many as 3,790 new cases of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

KATHMANDU, Oct 19: Saurabh Jyoti, director of Jyoti Group of Companies and the chairman of Syakar Trading Company, has tested positive for COVID-19.

DHARAN, Oct 19: Sunsari recorded four more deaths linked with the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the past one day.

POKHARA, Oct 19: The coronavirus-related death toll in Gandaki Province has risen to 51 as a 48-year-old woman from Baglung Municipality-13 succumbed to the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) on Monday morning.

KATHMANDU, Oct 18: Anil Keshary Shah, CEO of Nabil Bank, has tested positive for the COVID-19.

One dies of coronavirus in Nepalgunj

October 18, 2020 14:44 pm

BANKE, Oct 18: Banke has recorded yet another COVID-19 death.

KATHMANDU, Oct 16: Nepal on Friday reported as many as 4,392 new cases of the novel coronavirus infection, according to the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP).

LALITPUR, Oct 15: A three-day-old baby from Konjyosom Rural Municipality in Lalitpur has been diagnosed with the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

LONDON, Oct 15: Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s government will impose tougher COVID-19 restrictions on London from midnight on Friday, The Times reported.