KATHMANDU, July 8: Nepal is ahead in terms of the scope of COVID-19 testing in the South Asia.

KATHMANDU, June 27: With 554 new cases of coronavirus in the past 24 hours, Nepal's Covid-19 tally climbed to 12,309.

KATHMANDU, June 8: With 314 new cases in the past 24 hours, Nepal's COVID-19 tally soared to 3762 on Monday.

KATHMANDU, May 29: Nepal's COVID-19 tally has climbed to 1212 with 170 new cases of coronavirus in the past 24 hours, according to Ministry of Health and Population.

KATHMANDU, May 21: Nepal's COVID-19 tally jumped to 453 with nine new cases today, the Ministry of Health and Population said.

#FLASH: Nepal has reported first coronavirus death. A 29-year-old female from Bahrabise of Sindhupalchowk who died while being taken to Dhulikhel hospital on Thursday for treatment tested positive for the deadly virus during PCR test at NPHL on Saturday, according to Health Ministry.

KATHMANDU, April 6: NMB Group and the Nepal-India Human Development Friendship Association (NIHDFA) have together provided 1,000 units of personal protective equipment (PPE) to the Ministry of Health.

KATHMANDU, April 1: The government on Tuesday warned not to use rapid test kits for COVID-19. The advisor to the health minister, Dr Khem Karki, speaking during a press meet on Tuesday warned that the results of the kits are not reliable.

KATHMANDU, April 1: COVID-19 cases climbed to five on March 29 after a 19-year-old female student who returned to the country from Belgium via Qatar tested positive for coronavirus.

KATHMANDU, March 30: Ministry of Health and Population has said that family members of all four coronavirus patients do not have an infection of this deadly disease.

KATHMANDU, March 28: Fifth COVID-19 case was confirmed in Nepal today.

Nepal confirms third COVID-19 case

March 25, 2020 23:55 pm

KATHMANDU, March 25: Another individual has tested positive for coronavirus in Nepal, the National Public Health Laboratory (NPHL) under the Ministry of Health and Population confirmed today.

KATHMANDU, March 12: Government on Thursday said that it will enforce lock down in the particular area of the country if it is found affected by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

SINDHUPALCHOWK, Feb 13: Even though Jugal Rural Municipality of Sindhupalchowk wrote to the Ministry of Health about some suspected cases of novel coronavirus-like disease in Gumba village on Tuesday, the district health authorities on  Wednesday, however, said that there is no need to panic since no such cases have been reported so far in that particular village.

SINDHUPALCHOWK, Feb 12: Even as Sindhupalchowk's Jugal rural municipality wrote to the Ministry of Health about some suspected cases of novel coronavirus-like disease in Gumba village yesterday, the district health authorities on Wednesday, however, said that there is no need to panic since no such cases have been reported so far in the village.

KATHMANDU, Oct 31: Despite a government decision of 2016 to provide free dialysis for those with chronic kidney disease, it has been found that patients are forced to pay a certain amount themselves to meet the cost of peritoneal dialysis.

Serious case of neglect

October 21, 2019 04:06 am

A number of anomalies in public and private health institutes are being reported in recent times but the Ministry of Health under Upendra Yadav does not seem to be doing anything substantive to curb them and hold to account those who are neglecting their duties. One such mess recently reported concerns neglect of patients in Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital in Kathmandu.