DAMAULI, Nov 11: Five local units of Tanahun district have become free of the COVID-19 infection, said the district health office. The virus-free local units are Rishing, Ghiring, Devghat, Bandipur and Aanbukhaireni rural municipalities.

BIRATNAGAR, Sept 21: No cases of COVID-19 were recorded in nine districts of province-1 in the last 24 hours. The Ministry of Social Development shared the information that there was no case of coronavirus in Udayapur, Bhojpur, Tehrathum, Sankhuwasabha, Okhaldhunga, Khotang, Solukhumbu, Taplejung and Panchthar districts.

COVID-19 intensifies in Banke again

August 8, 2021 14:30 pm

NEPALGUNJ, August 8: The situation of COVID-19 is getting worrisome in Banke again. PCR test reports conducted in various laboratories here have shown an increase in the number of cases. Despite the increase in the COVID-19 cases, the marketplaces are still crowded and bustling with people.

NEW DELHI, July 30: India reported 44,230 new COVID-19 cases on Friday, the most in three weeks, the latest evidence of a worrying trend of rising cases that has forced one state to lock down amid fears of another wave of infections.

July 29: Should vaccinated people mask up with COVID-19 cases rising?

July 22: Reports of athletes, lawmakers and others getting the coronavirus despite vaccination may sound alarming but top health experts point to overwhelming evidence that the shots are doing exactly what they are supposed to: dramatically reducing severe illness and death.

NEW DELHI, July 21: India’s excess deaths during the pandemic could be a staggering 10 times the official COVID-19 toll, likely making it modern India’s worst human tragedy, according to the most comprehensive research yet on the ravages of the virus in the South Asian country.

USA, July 14: The COVID-19 curve in the U.S. is rising again after months of decline, with the number of new cases per day doubling over the past three weeks, driven by the fast-spreading delta variant, lagging vaccination rates and Fourth of July gatherings.

SIMKOT, July 12: COVID-19 cases have increased in Humla district days after the prohibitory order was lifted.

KARNALI, June 27: Karnali has reported a 91 percent recovery rate from coronavirus infection. In the last 24 hours, 124 people returned home after recovery.

KATHMANDU, June 16: The Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) has said that the COVID-19 infection rate is still on the rise in 14 of the 77 districts despite prohibitory measures enforced to contain the spread of this viral disease.

INDIA, May 25: India on Tuesday posted 196,427 new coronavirus cases over the last 24 hours, its lowest daily rise in infections since April 14, while deaths from COVID-19 rose by 3,511.

KATHMANDU, May 24: Although the number of COVID-19 cases is steadily declining in the Kathmandu Valley for the past few days, the number of people coming for treatment from villages outside the valley has witnessed a significant increase, according to the hospitals here.

INDIA, May 20: India reported on Thursday 276,110 new coronavirus infections over the last 24 hours, while deaths rose by 3,874.

INDIA, May 14: ndia on Friday reported 343,144 new coronavirus cases over the last 24 hours, taking its overall caseload past the 24 million mark, while deaths from COVID-19 rose by 4,000.

INDIA, May 13: India had 362,727 new COVID-19 infections over the last 24 hours while deaths climbed by 4,120, taking the toll to 258,317, health ministry data showed.

INDIA, May 12: India said on Wednesday a record number of people were killed by the coronavirus in the past 24 hours, pushing its overall death toll over a quarter million, while a leading virologist said it was too early to say if infections had reached a peak.

INDIA, May 11: Indian coronavirus infections and deaths held close to record daily highs on Monday, increasing calls for the government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to lock down the world’s second-most populous country.

INDIA, May 7: Hopes that India’s rampaging second wave of COVID-19 is peaking were set back on Thursday as record daily infections and deaths were reported and as the virus spread from cities to villages that were poorly equipped to cope.

INDIA, May 6: A top scientific adviser to the Indian government warned on Wednesday the country would inevitably face further waves of the coronavirus pandemic, as almost 4,000 people died in the space of a day.

INDIA, May 4: India postponed exams for trainee doctors and nurses on Monday, freeing them up to fight the world’s biggest surge in coronavirus infections, as the health system crumbles under the weight of new cases and hospitals run out of beds and oxygen.

INDIA, May 2: 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.

DHANGADHI, April 30: With the rapid spread of coronavirus in India, the number of Nepali migrant workers returning home in Nepal has increased.

NEW DELHI, April 29: India set another global record in new virus cases Thursday, with another 375,000 people infected, as the country gears up to open its vaccination rollout to all adults Saturday.

NEW DELHI, April 29: Three days after his coronavirus symptoms appeared, Rajendra Karan struggled to breathe. Instead of waiting for an ambulance, his son drove him to a government hospital in Lucknow, the capital of India’s largest state.

INDIA, April 27: India ordered its armed forces on Monday to help tackle surging new coronavirus infections, as nations including Britain, Germany and the United States pledged urgent medical aid to try to contain an emergency overwhelming the country’s hospitals.

INDIA, April 26: India's new coronavirus infections hit a record peak for a fifth day on Monday as countries including Britain, Germany and the United States pledged to send urgent medical aid to fight the crisis overwhelming its hospitals.

NEW DELHI, April 26: With life-saving oxygen in short supply, family members in India are left on their own to ferry coronavirus patients from hospital to hospital in search of treatment as the country is engulfed in a devastating new surge of infections. Too often their efforts end in mourning.

USA, April 25: The United States is deeply concerned by a massive surge in coronavirus cases in India and plans to quickly deploy additional support to the Indian government and health care workers, a White House spokeswoman said on Saturday.

INDIA, April 24: People across India scrambled for life-saving oxygen supplies on Friday and patients lay dying outside hospitals as the capital recorded the equivalent of one death from COVID-19 every five minutes.

INDIA, April 23: India recorded the world's highest daily tally of coronavirus cases for a second day in a row on Friday, while daily deaths from COVID-19 also jumped by a record.

NEW DELHI, April 21: Seema Gandotra, sick with the coronavirus, gasped for breath in an ambulance for 10 hours as it tried unsuccessfully to find an open bed at six hospitals in India’s sprawling capital. By the time she was admitted, it was too late, and the 51-year-old died hours later.

TEHRAN, April 16: Iran has finalized a deal with Russia to purchase 60 million doses of Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine, the state-run IRNA news agency reported Thursday.

BRAZIL, April 16: Brazil's hospitals were running out of drugs needed to sedate COVID-19 patients on Thursday, with the government urgently seeking to import supplies amid reports of the seriously ill being tied down and intubated without effective sedatives.

Kathmandu, April 15: India’s national capital, New Delhi, has enforced weekend curfew after it registered a new high daily COVID-19 tally of 17, 282 cases on Wednesday.

NEW DELHI, April 15: India reported a record 200,739 COVID-19 cases over the last 24 hours, according to data issued by the health ministry on Thursday.

BENGALURU, April 14: India’s new coronavirus infections reached a record of 184,372 in the last 24 hours, health ministry data showed on Wednesday, as most of the south Asian nation battles a second surge in cases.

KATHMANDU, April 13: Eight people have died of COVID-19 in a single day in Nepal. This is the highest death toll due to coronavirus since the second wave of COVID-19 started in Nepal.

NEW DELHI, April 13: The Indian city of Pune is running out of ventilators as gasping coronavirus patients crowd its hospitals. Social media is full of people searching for beds, while relatives throng pharmacies looking for antiviral medicines that hospitals ran out of long ago.

Doctors warn that situation could get worse if precautionary measures are not adopted before it is too late

NEW DELHI, April 12: India reported a record 168,912 COVID-19 infections overnight, data from the health ministry showed on Monday, overtaking Brazil to become the second-most affected country globally by the coronavirus.

KATHMANDU, April 4:  The government has not been working to diagnose and tackle the new variants of COVID-19 though the number of COVID-19 infections is increasing in the recent weeks.

KATHMANDU, April 4: With the sudden rise in COVID-19 cases in India, the number of infections has also been rising in Nepal since the last two weeks.

KANCHANPUR, April 3: Twenty-four people, who had recently returned home from India, have tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19).

DHANGADHI, March 30: Districts adjoining the neighboring country India are witnessing a sharp rise in new cases of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

KATHMANDU, March 25: Amid sudden spike in the cases of COVID-19, local administration in Kathmandu Valley as well as other parts of the country have announced  various measures to check possible spread of this pandemic.

KARNALI, Feb 10: Active cases of COVID-19 infection in seven districts in Karnali Province have dropped to nil, according to the Health Service Division under the Ministry of Social Development of the province. Those districts that have recorded zero active cases of COVID-19 are Dailekh, Jajarkot, Salyan, Rukum West, Kalikot, Humla and Mugu.

LONDON, Jan 25: The United Kingdom recorded 30,004 new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday, with the total for the past seven days at 251,504, down 22% on the previous seven days, official figures showed.

MUMBAI, Dec 22: India has recorded 19,556 new cases of the coronavirus, according to health ministry data on Tuesday, its lowest daily increase since July 3.

MUMBAI, Dec 21: India has recorded 24,337 new cases of the novel coronavirus, health ministry data showed on Monday, taking its tally to 10.06 million infections.