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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.