BAGLUNG, August 26: COVID-19 tests are being carried out using Antigen Kits on random people walking in the streets of Baglung as prohibitory orders continue to be in place in the district. The tests are being carried out in every main street of Baglung starting Monday. All 93 people tested at the Loktantrik Chowk on Wednesday tested negative for COVID-19, according to Ram Prasad Khanal, Public Health Officer at Baglung Municipality.
KATHMANDU, July 27: The local governments of Baglung Municipality-10 and Jaimini Municipality have started to enforce strict rules in the region following an alarming rise in the number of COVID-19 infections after the prohibitory orders in the area were eased to some extent.
BAGLUNG, July 4: Just two months have passed since the blacktopping of a road at Painyupata of Baglung Municipality-13, but it has already begun wearing off. Landslides and incessant rains have further contributed to the degradation of the road.
GALKOT, May 27: Five local levels in Baglung district have started operating dedicated coronavirus treatment hospitals, equipped with doctors and oxygen facilities. All local levels have set up isolation centres equipped with oxygen to check the spread of coronavirus infection.
BAGLUNG, May 24: The two big projects that are in the final stage of the construction in Baglung district have come to a halt. Blacktopping has been put on hold in Balewa Airport and road up to Baglung Bus Park.
Baglung, May 14: As many as three members of a family have died of COVID-19 within a week from Badigad Rural Municipality-4 of Baglung district. According to the locals, the family had attended a wedding ceremony in Jaljala of Badigad-4, two weeks ago.
GALKOT, Jan 26: Lymphatic filariasis, commonly known as Elephantiasis, has emerged as a health challenge again in Baglung. Just before the start of the 12th phase of the Elephantiasis prevention campaign, the disease was found in Narayanthan of Balewa and Kushisera of Jaimini village in the district.
BAGLUNG, Nov 23: Two persons died in a jeep accident at Badigad Rural municipality of Baglung district this morning. A pick-up jeep (Lu 1 Da 4370) en route to Gwalichaur met with the accident. Tek Maya Roka, aged around 22, and her one-year-old son died in the accident.
BAGLUNG, Sept 5: A flood in the Bhujikhola River of Dhorpatan Municipality in Baglung district on Wednesday night not only caused loss of life but also damaged many physical structures in the area. The flash flood was triggered by heavy rain.
KATHMANDU, Sept 4: The identity of seven of the 14 bodies recovered following the flooding caused by the swollen Bhujikhola River of Dhorpatan Municipality in Baglung district have been established. Twenty four people are still unaccounted for in the disaster.
KATHMANDU, Sept 3: Four dead bodies have been retrieved from the landslide debris and 12 others are still missing in a massive landslide that occurred in Bhobang of Dhorpatan Municipality-9 in Baglung district.
POKHARA/ BAGLUNG, April 26: When Anshu Sapkota, 19, and Man Kumari Poudel, 65, first learnt that they had tested positive for novel coronavirus disease, they were hugely shocked. It was usual for both of them to have such feelings as tens of thousands of people have already lost their lives to this disease worldwide.
BAGLUNG, April 25: Coronavirus infected 19-year-old girl from Baglung was discharged after her swab samples tested negative for the deadly disease in the fifth and sixth tests. Earlier, four tests to COVID-19 were reported positive.
BAGLUNG, April 9: In line with the federal government decision for rapid test of coronavirus, a medical team has arrived in the district with rapid test kits to test the suspected patients of COVID-19.
BAGLUNG, April 8: The federal government's decision to go for a rapid coronavirus (COVID-19) test in Baglung is yet to be implemented because a technical team said to be sent by the federal government for it did not arrive here till Tuesday evening.
KATHMANDU, April 6: As Nepal recorded the first locally-transmitted case of COVID-19 on Saturday, there is a growing concern about a likely outbreak should a mass testing campaign not be rolled out soon.
KATHMANDU, April 5: Ministry of Health and Population is all set to start rapid diagnostic test (RDT) in two districts of Sudur Paschim Province and Baglung of Gandaki Province in an attempt to intensify tests to novel coronavirus.
BAGLUNG, April 4: The Dhaulagiri Hospital in Baglung got a ventilator sent by State Health Directorate on Thursday evening. Last week, the Hospital had denied receiving the ventilator, saying it had not all accessories for full functioning.
BAGLUNG, March 16: Coronavirus fear has taken its toll across the country. And Baglung district is no exception. Dhawalagiri Zonal Hospital is crowded with an increasing number of patients with common cold and fever fearing the infection, said the hospital health workers.
BAGLUNG, March 15: Twenty-two students from a school in Baglung district have been deprived of taking the secondary education examination (SEE) scheduled for March 19-30 due to various reasons including failure to reach minimum attendance limit.
BAGLUNG, Jan 25: Last year, the Gandaki Province government had announced that it would provide subsidy for the operation of homestay programs in the province. Hundreds of applications were filed in hopes of receiving the subsidy from the government. More than two dozen applications were filed from Baglung district for permission to operate homestay programs. One and half dozen applicants received the subsidy from the government. But homestay operators in Nishi Khola have not been attracted by the subsidy programs offered by the government.
BALEWA, May 7: Two dead bodies were found, one in Badigad rural municipality and another in Jaimini municipality in Baglung district, police confirmed. The dead body of Bam Bahadur Gharti of Tamankhola rural municipality-2, Baglung was found decomposed in the forest of Badigad rural municipality-8.