KATHMANDU, Aug 8: Three more people died of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Nepal in the last 24 hours.

KATHMANDU, Aug 1: The Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) has confirmed 315 new cases of COVID-19 in past 24 hours, taking the country's COVID-19 tally to 20,086.

KATHMANDU, July 30: Kathmandu Valley has recorded 45 new cases of Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) on Thursday, according to the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP).

KATHMANDU, July 30: The Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) confirmed three more COVID-19 deaths on Thursday.

KATHMANDU: The government has appointed Dr Jageshwar Gautam, who was a director at the Thapathali-based Paropakar Maternity and Women’s Hospital, as the new spokesperson for the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP).

KATHMANDU, May 7: The Association of International NGOs in Nepal has handed over the medical assistance package worth Rs 45.3 Million to the Ministry of Health and Population in order to support the Nepal government contain the spread of COVID-19.

KATHMANDU, May 5: At a regular press briefing on Tuesday afternoon, the spokesperson for the Ministry of Health and Population Dr Bikash Devkota advised the people to avoid consuming alcohol during the coronavirus pandemic.

KATHMANDU, April 18: The number of the novel coronavirus cases in Nepal has reached 31, with one more case reported on Saturday.

KATHMANU,, April 18: At a time when misinformation and fake news on COVID-19 are rampant on social media, the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) has penalized Dr Sher Bahadur Pun of Teku-based Sukraraaj Tropical and Infectious Disease Hospital for leaking ‘vital information’ to media.

KATHMANDU, April 18: The Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) has penalized epidemiologist Dr Sher Bahadur Pun working at the Shukraraj Tropical and Infectious Diseases Hospital for his alleged involvement in leaking vital information related to coronavirus.

KATHMANDU, April 18: The Ministry of Health and Population said that the second COVID-19 patient in Nepal was discharged after full recovery, on Saturday.

KATHMANDU, April 11: The Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) has sent 5,000 units of rapid diagnostic test (RDT) kits each to the seven provinces of the country.

KATHMANDU, April 6: The Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) is preparing to conduct rapid mass testing for Covid-19 in three districts – Kailali, Kanchanpur and Baglung.

KATHMANDU, April 4: The Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) on Friday urged the public to fill correct information about themselves in a newly-launched mobile application on COVID-19, after finding that the information – addresses, phone numbers, names – entered by many people were incorrect.

KATHMANDU, March 30: Although officials at Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) claimed that they decided to procure medical supplies without following competitive bidding process, medical suppliers in the country have dismissed the claim, saying that sealed quotation invited by the ministry was ignored in collusion with certain business group.

KATHMANDU, Dec 22: Two secretaries are head to head at the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) since last Tuesday. There is only one room for the office of secretary at the MoHP.