Kathmandu Valley recorded 3,607 new cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours

KATHMANDU, May 10: Nepal has recorded the highest single day COVID-19 death tally of 139 in the past 24 hours.

KATHMANDU, May 10: As the country has started facing a severe shortage of medical oxygen, the government has formed a task force to look after a smooth supply of the life-saving gas.

KATHMANDU, May 9: Nepal’s COVID-19 test positivity rate and transmission rate are found almost double than that of India.

KATHMANDU, May 9: The Kathmandu Valley recorded as many as 4,198 new cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours.

COVID-19 cases doubling every week

Doctors say ‘lack of oxygen more serious than lack of beds’

3,370 people gained recovery, 8,418 cases counted in past 24 hours

KATHMANDU, May 8: Tourism entrepreneurs have urged the government to declare the tourism industry as a crisis-ridden one, in the wake of the effects of the second wave of COVID-19 on the industry.

KATHMANDU, May 8: China has said that medical supplies including oxygen cylinders that Beijing is providing to Nepal in grants are ready to be delivered to Nepal.

KATHMANDU, May 8: The Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation has made it clear that there are no health safety risks at Mount Everest base camp.

GENEVA, May 8: The World Health Organization gave emergency use authorization Friday to a COVID-19 vaccine manufactured by China’s Sinopharm, potentially paving the way for millions of the doses to reach needy countries through a U.N.-backed program rolling out coronavirus vaccines.

KATHMANDU, May 8:  As many as 69 individuals including 15 lawmakers have tested positive for COVID-19 in the test conducted by the parliament secretariat.

LONDON, May 8: To fight the pandemic at home, the United States gave its own vaccine manufacturers priority access to American-made materials needed to make the shots.

KATHMANDU, May 10: Nepal has been witnessing an alarmingly high number of new infections of the coronavirus disease on a daily basis as the country is hit hard by the second wave of this viral infection starting mid-April.

Kathmandu Valley alone recorded 4,106 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday

KATHMANDU, May 7: A senior government official working at the Federal Parliament has died of COVID-19 infection.

There are 754 ICU beds and 365 ventilators available in various hospitals across the country, according to the latest data from MoHP.

NEW DELHI, May 6: Hopes that India’s deadly second wave of COVID-19 was about to peak were swept away on Thursday as it posted record daily infections and deaths and as the virus spread from cities to villages across the world’s second-most populous nation.

KATHMANDU, May 6: At least five lawmakers of the federal parliament have tested positive for COVID-19.

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The more certain someone is about covid-19, the less you should trust them In 2019, the medical historian Mark Honigsbaum concluded his book The Pandemic Century by saying: “The only thing that is certain is that there will be new plagues and new pandemics. It is not a question of if, but when.”

Kathmandu Valley alone recorded 4,825 new cases

KATHMANDU, May 5: As many as 58 people died of COVID-19 in Nepal in the past 24 hours. The number is so far the highest to record in a single day.

KATHMANDU, May 5: The Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation has asked the hotels designated as quarantine facilities for those traveling from India via Air Bubble service not to charge more than Rs 3,000 per person per day.

KATHMANDU, May 5: The private hospitals in the Kathmandu Valley are found charging exorbitantly high fees for COVID-19 treatment.

KATHMANDU, May 5: The chief minister (CM) of Gandaki Province Prithvi Subba Gurung has tested positive for the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

INDIA, May 5: Eight Asiatic lions at an Indian zoo have contracted the coronavirus, the government said on Tuesday, adding that there was no evidence that animals could transmit the disease to humans.

KATHMANDU, May 5: The alarming spread of the second wave of the coronavirus has taken its toll on the government’s revenue collection target, with the daily revenue collection plunging almost to half of the ‘normal’ amount.

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President Joe Biden spoke about the COVID-19 vaccination being safe, Prince Harry advocated for vaccine distribution everywhere and Jennifer Lopez embraced her fully-vaccinated mother on stage during one of the largest concert gatherings in Southern California since the pandemic rocked the world more than a year ago.

The Kathmandu Valley recorded 3,893 new cases in the past 24 hours

POKHARA, May 4: The District Administration Office (DAO) of Kaski has enforced a prohibitory order of 10 days in the district starting from Tuesday.

Earlier, a cabinet meeting had decided to suspend international flights only to a few countries

NEW DELHI, May 4: India's tally of coronavirus infections surged past 20 million on Tuesday, boosted by 357,229 new cases over the last 24 hours, while deaths rose 3,449 for a toll of 222,408, health ministry data showed.

NEW DELHI, May 3: The Indian Premier League's attempt to ride out India's coronavirus crisis suffered a blow on Monday after two players tested positive for COVID-19, casting doubt over whether the world's richest cricket tournament can continue.

37 deaths linked to the COVID-19 recorded in the past 24 hours

KATHMANDU, May 3: The three districts in Kathmandu Valley have reported a total of 3,666 new cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) on Monday alone.

KATHMANDU, May 3: Nepal welcomed more than 22,000 tourists in April amid surging cases of the COVID-19 in the country.

LAHAN, May 3: As many as 25 people, who had attended a funeral ceremony of COVID-19 patient at Bathnaha Village of Manarasiswa Municipality-9 of Mahottari district, have tested positive for the COVID-19.

KATHMANDU, May 3: China is donating the much-needed 20,000 oxygen cylinders to Nepal as the country struggles to cope with the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic.

KATHMANDU, May 3: The Chief District Officers (CDOs) of 41 districts have enforced prohibitory order in their respective districts to stem the spread of Covid-19.  The CDOs exercised the authority delegated by the federal government to contain the second wave of Covid-19 that is spreading rapidly across the country lately.

KATHMANDU, May 3: Eighteen employees of the five-star hotel, Hyatt Regency in Kathmandu, which has been providing services even under the prohibitory order, have contracted COVID-19.

KATHMANDU, May 3: Tokha Municipality has suspended all its services except for the most essential ones after its employees and elected representatives tested positive for the COVID-19.

NEW DELHI, May 3: India on Monday reported more than 300,000 new coronavirus cases for a 12th straight day, taking its overall caseload to just shy of 20 million, while deaths from COVID-19 rose by 3,417.

KATHMANDU, May 2: The government has decided to suspend both domestic and international flights in order to curb further spread of COVID-19 pandemic.

28,523 new cases of COVID-19 recorded in past five days

KATHMANDU, May 2: The Kathmandu Valley recorded 3,595 new cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours.

KATHMANDU, May 2: Chyasal Youth Club of Lalitpur has set up an isolation facility for COVID-19 patients.

NEW DELHI, May 1: India recorded more than 400,000 new COVID-19 cases for the first time on Saturday as it battles a devastating second wave, and the country's massive new vaccination drive was hampered in some areas by shortages of the shots.

KATHMANDU, May 1: The government has permitted four companies to import 55,000 vials of Remdesivir for the treatment of COVID-19 patients.