Nepal is very much likely to witness devastation of a higher level than that of the second wave in the coming days, if effective steps are not taken to stem the further spread of the variants of COVID-19 in the country, warn experts

KATHMANDU, July 29: Nepal recorded 3,365 new cases of COVID-19 including 1,373 recoveries and 16 deaths on Thursday.

The country recorded 3,840 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday

KATHMANDU, July 28: The House of Representatives along with the Education and Health Committee have directed the authorities concerned to conduct the exams of grade 12 in the midst of COVID-19 pandemic by following the necessary health and safety guidelines.

KATHMANDU, July 28: Tourism entrepreneurs have demanded 5,000 doses of vaccines for tourism workers and business people.

KATHMANDU, July 27: Nepal has reported new mutant of COVID-19 Delta variant.

KATHMANDU, July 27: There is a need for cross collaboration to lower the costs of rural area connectivity and improve digital literacy to close the digital divide and progress on recovery of the economy affected by the COVID pandemic.

Herd Immunity Key to End COVID-19

July 27, 2021 12:02 pm

Nobody is safe until everybody is safe. So a large chunk of the world population needs to be inoculated against COVID-19 so as to develop herd immunity in the population.

TOKYO, July 27: Wind and rain buffeted the Tokyo Olympics on Tuesday, causing delays to competition and event rescheduling, but stopping short of battering the host city as initially feared.

The country recorded 3,421 new cases, 1,686 recoveries and 25 deaths on Monday

KATHMANDU, July 26: As of Sunday, 1,398,178 people are fully vaccinated and 3,383,038 people have received a single dose of vaccine against the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Nepal, according to the latest data issued by the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP).

KATHMANDU, July 25: Many local units in Kavrepalanchok district have reopened schools physically amid COVID-19 risks, defying the central government's direction to all educational institutions to hold online classes until further notice.

KATHMANDU, July 23: Kathmandu Valley recorded 615 cases of COVID-19 on the same day. Of them, 421 cases were detected in Kathmandu, 86 in Bhaktapur and 108 in Lalitpur districts.

KATHMANDU, July 24: An aircraft of the Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) is scheduled to fly to Beijing, China on Sunday to bring COVID-19 vaccines that were purchased by Nepal.

Tokyo Olympics inauguration today

July 23, 2021 13:02 pm

KATHMANDU, July 23: The 32nd Summer Olympics is going to be formally inaugurated today.

KATHMANDU, July 22: The Kathmandu Valley recorded 751 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, July 22: The Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) has warned the general public to adopt COVID-19 safety protocols as the number of new cases of COVID-19 is rising alarmingly once again.

KATHMANDU, July 21: Nepal recorded 2,838 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, according to the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP).

Monitoring and surveillance will enable early detection and investigation into adverse events following immunization and adverse events of special interest.

FUKUSHIMA/TOKYO, July 21: Japan's women's softball team got the Tokyo 2020 Olympics off to a winning start for the hosts on Wednesday, a boost for the pandemic-postponed Games that the World Health Organization sees as "a celebration of hope" even as COVID-19 cases surge.

The Kathmandu Valley recorded 719 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday - 531 in Kathmandu, 147 in Lalitpur and 41 in Bhaktapur districts.

TOKYO, July 20: The so-called bubble to control COVID-19 infections at the Olympic Athlete's Village in Tokyo is already "broken" and poses a risk of spreading infections to the general populace, a prominent public health expert said on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, July 19: Nepal has appealed to all vaccine manufacturing countries to provide additional amount of COVID-19 vacines either on grant or for procurement.

KATHMANDU, July 16: Nepal recorded 1,875 new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday along with 2,164 recoveries and 21 deaths.

Nepal to receive COVID-19 vaccines purchased from China from July 21

Happiness in seeing a plane

July 17, 2021 10:16 am

KATHMANDU, July 17: He was always amazed by the sight of planes that soar like eagles in the sky. Eighty-two years old Khewa limbu found his flying experience to be a special one when he finally had a chance to sit inside an airplane and fly to Kathmandu along with his 81-year-old wife Setimaya Limbu to meet their daughter in Gothatar in the capital. Following their first flight experience in a steel bird, the old couple love to watch planes as they fly by every now and then.

Of 92 samples, 50 test positive for COVID-19

KATHMANDU, July 16: Although Nepal has expressed its commitment to behave all its citizens equally in all international forums, a field study conducted recently has shown that the condition of Harawa-Charawa in Tarai districts is pathetic.

KATHMANDU, July 16: Nepal recorded 2,936 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday along with 1,775 recoveries and 43 deaths.

KATHMANDU, July 16: China has decided to provide a grant of additional 1.6 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines to Nepal.

KATHMANDU, July 16: The Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) is sending its wide-body aircraft to China regularly from July 21 to bring Vero Cell vaccines.

KATHMANDU, July 16: COVID-19 infection has been confirmed among children in a village of Parbat. As many as 12 children have been infected with COVID-19 in Chuwa of Kushma Municipality-8.

KATHMANDU, July 8: Nepal recorded 2,676 new cases, 1,757 recoveries, and 33 deaths due to COVID-19 on Thursday.

It’s why vaccinations are still recommended for people with immune systems weakened by disease or certain medications. It’s also important that your family, friends and caregivers get vaccinated, which will make it far less likely that they pass on the virus.

KATHMANDU, July 14: The Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP)  has urged one and all not to use ‘corona guard’.

Just because Pfizer wants to offer COVID-19 vaccine boosters doesn’t mean people will be lining up anytime soon -- U.S. and international health authorities say that for now, the fully vaccinated seem well protected.

KATHMANDU, July 14: Nepal recorded 2,905 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, July 14: Here is the list of people who should not receive the shots of COVID-19 vaccines, according to the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP).

KATHAMANDU, July 14: The newly-formed Sher Bahadur Deuba-led cabinet has decided to administer vaccines against COVID-19 to all eligible citizens across the country by March next year.

KATHMANDU, July 13: Nepal recorded 2,398 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, according to the latest data from the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP).

KATHMANDU, July 11: Nepal has added 2,370 new cases of COVID-19 on Monday, according to the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP).

KATHMANDU, July 11: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has vowed that all Nepalis will get vaccines by the end of this year- 2021. “Nepali people should not worry about availability of vaccines against COVID-19 now,” he said.

KATHMANDU, July 11: Nepal recorded 1,831 new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday, according to the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP).

POKHARA, July 11: Delta variant of COVID-19 has been found in Syangja and Gorkha districts, according to the Gandaki Provincial Health Directorate.

KATHMANDU, July 11: Inaugurating the new surgical building of Bir Hospital in Kathmandu, Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has maintained that the majority of the population of Nepal will be vaccinated against COVID-19 by the end of 2021.

BANGKOK, July 11: Soe Win stood in line at a plant to buy oxygen for his grandmother, who is struggling with COVID-19 symptoms.

MELBOURNE, July 11: Australia reported its first coronavirus-related death of the year on Sunday and a 2021 record 77 new cases of the virus in the state of New South Wales, which is battling an outbreak of the highly infectious Delta variant.

KATHMANDU, July 10: Minister for Health and Population Krishna Gopal Shrestha on Saturday inspected the COVID-19 Unified Central Hospital (Bir Hospital) in the capital.

KATHMANDU, July 10: An additional 5.79 million Nepalis procured internet services in one year since the COVID-19 hit the country due to an increasing use of online platforms in various fronts during the period.