The COVID-19 infection has emerged as a major concern yet again with the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) confirming on Monday the detection of its new variant in Nepal.

KATHMANDU, Jan 8: A new variant of Covid-19 virus has been detected in Nepal. The Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) issued a statement on Monday and confirmed that a sub-variant of Omicron virus, 'JN.1' has been detected in Nepal.

Keeping Nepal Safe against COVID-19

April 15, 2023 07:40 am

The COVID-19 infection is still a concern for Nepal as the country recorded 136 new cases of the virus on Friday, along with 68 recoveries. The Ministry of Health and Population released this information, revealing that out of the 1,424 swab samples tested, 34 PCR and 102 antigen tests came back positive for the virus.

CHITWAN, April 14: Cases of Covid-19 have been found in Chitwan again. According to the District Health Office, Chitwan, after five months of being a Covid-19 free zone, Chitwan has once again reported the infection.

KATHMANDU, March 31: The COVID-19 infection has started to be seen in people returning home from different parts of India through Gaddachouki on the western border of Kanchanpur.

KATHMANDU, Oct 19: The COVID-19 infection infection has been confirmed in 48 people across Nepal in the last 24 hours.

54 health workers infected in Tanahun

January 23, 2022 08:54 am

TANAHUN, Jan 23: Coronavirus infection has been confirmed in 54 health workers and staff working in different offices of the district.

KATHMANDU, Jan 11: Gathering of more than 25 people have been banned in public places to prevent and control the growing coronavirus infection in the Kathmandu Valley. The decision was taken by a meeting of the chief district officers of all the three districts in the Kathmandu Valley this afternoon.

KATHMANDU, Jan 9: The COVID-19 infection rate, which has been rising daily for the last one week, reached 7.1 percent on Saturday. The infection rate was 2.61 percent last week. The infection rate went up by 4 percent in the last five days.

KATHMANDU, Sept 16: The risk of infectious diseases has increased due to overcrowding in theKathmandu District Jail. There are currently 75 inmates at the prison with the capacity to house only 25 inmates. “Among them, 42 are prisoners and the rest are detainees,” said prison chief Anil Tiwari.

ATLANTA, Sept 12: Atlanta’s zoo says at least 13 western lowland gorillas have tested positive for COVID-19, including 60-year-old Ozzie, the oldest male gorilla in captivity.

KATHMANDU, August 2: Doctors say the opening of public transport from business centers and non-compliance with public health standards have contributed to the rapid spread of COVID-19.

KATHMANDU, March 25: The COVID-19 infection in neighboring India has intensified in recent days. Its effect might be visible in Nepal within a week, health ministry officials say.

LONDON, March 24: Women in their 40s and 50s appear more at risk of long-term problems following discharge from hospital after COVID-19, with many suffering months of persistent symptoms such as fatigue, breathlessness and brain fog, two UK studies found on Wednesday.

USA, Feb 23: For weeks after Cindy Pollock began planting tiny flags across her yard — one for each of the more than 1,800 Idahoans killed by COVID-19 — the toll was mostly a number. Until two women she had never met rang her doorbell in tears, seeking a place to mourn the husband and father they had just lost.

KATHMANDU, Oct 9: Nearly 3,000 Nepal Army (NA) personnel have been infected with coronavirus disease (COVID-19) as of Friday.

LONDON, Sept 26: The number of novel coronavirus cases in the United States topped 7 million - more than 20% of the world’s total - as Midwest states reported spikes in COVID-19 infections in September, according to a Reuters tally.

POKHARA, Sept 8: Eleven new cases of coronavirus were detected in Gandaki Province, Pokhara-based Province Health Directorate said on Tuesday.

NEW YORK, June 17: It’s hard to say exactly, because the coronavirus is still so new that scientists don’t know much about long-term effects. The best evidence comes from patients themselves, and some experience a variety of symptoms long after their infections have cleared.

NEW DELHI/ISLAMABAD, April 10: India accounts for more than half the tally of those infected with coronavirus across south Asia, which crossed 12,000 on Friday, government data showed, despite a harsh weeks-long clampdown to control the outbreak.