KATHMANDU, Sept 20: Nepal recorded eight deaths linked to the COVID-19 along with 1,095 new cases and 2,957 recoveries on Monday, according to the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP).

KATHMANDU, Sept 19: As many as 12 people succumbed to COVID-19 in Nepal on Sunday. Likewise, the country recorded 734 new cases of COVID-19 and 1,413 recoveries on the same day, according to the latest information provided by the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP).

KATHMANDU, Sept 16: Nepal recorded 1,511 new COVID-19 cases and 11 deaths due to the virus on Thursday, according to the latest information provided by the Ministry of Health and Population.

Nepal records 1760 new cases on Wednesday

September 15, 2021 17:56 pm

KATHMANDU, Sept 15: Nepal recorded 1,760 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday alongwith 1,220 recoveries and 7 deaths, according to the latest information from the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP).

KATHMANDU, Sept 15: A research conducted by Consortium Nepal has shown that young children are at a greater risk of COVID-19. The two-month long study indicates that the pandemic has affected the growth and capacity development of children in Nepal.

KATHMANDU, Sept 14: Of the 14,443 COVID-19 tests conducted on Tuesday, 1,562 tests turned out to be positive, according to the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP). Also, 19 people succumbed to COVID-19 on the same day.

KATHMANDU, Sept 14: The Insurance Board last year launched insurance against COVID-19 pandemic with much hype, but the government bodies have left insured COVID-19 patients in lurch as they fail to settle insurance claims worth more than Rs 11 billion.

12 succumb to COVID-19 on Saturday

September 11, 2021 17:15 pm

KATHMANDU, September 11: As many as 12 people succumbed to COVID-19 on Saturday. With this, Nepal’s COVID-19 death toll has reached 10,936.

KATHMANDU, Sept 9: Of the 11,944 COVID-19 tests conducted on Thursday, 1,271 tests turned out to be positive, according to the latest information released by the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP). Also, 14 people succumbed to the deadly virus on the same day.

KATHMANDU, Sept 8: Of the total 13,455 COVID-19  tests conducted on Wednesday, 1,640 tests turned out to be positive for COVID-19., according to the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP).

21 succumb to COVID-19 on Tuesday

September 7, 2021 17:23 pm

KATHMANDU, September 7: As many as 21 people succumbed to COVID-19 on Tuesday. With this, Nepal’s COVID-19 death toll has reached 10,879.

BAGMATI, Sept 7: A total of 1,848,588 people in Bagmati Province have received both doses of vaccine against COVID-19 so far.

KATHMANDU, Sept 6: Of the 15,979 COVID-19 COVID-19 tests conducted across the country on Monday, 1,897 tests have turned out to be positive, according to the latest data from the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP).

KATHMANDU, Sept 5: Nepal recorded 1,089 cases of COVID-19 on Sunday, alongwith 1,534 recoveries and 20 deaths. With this, Nepal’s COVID-19 case tally has reached 8,54,321 according to the latest information provided by the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP).

KATHMANDU, September 4: Nepal recorded nine deaths from COVID-19 on Saturday. With this, the total death tally from the deadly virus inside the country has reached 10,818, according to the latest information by the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP).

23 die of COVID-19 on Friday

September 3, 2021 16:48 pm

KATHMANDU, September: The Kathmandu Valley recorded 667 cases of COVID-19 on the same day. Of them 467 were recorded in Kathmandu, 71 in Bhaktapur and 129 in Lalitpur districts.

KATHMANDU, September 1: Of 14,935 COVID-19 tests conducted across the country on Wednesday, 2,052 turned out positive for the virus, according to the latest data from the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP).

KATHMANDU, September 1: The ongoing prohibitory order in the Kathmandu valley has been extended once again but has been eased upto some extent. A meeting among the three chief district officers (CDOs) of the valley made the decision today to extend the prohibitory order till September 16, allowing the running of businesses and industries by following strict health and safety protocols

KATHMANDU, August 30: Of 16,233 COVID-19 tests conducted across the country on Monday, 2,295 tests have turned out positive, according to the latest data from the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP).

LONDON, Aug 28: People who get the Delta variant of the coronavirus are twice as likely to be hospitalised as those who were infected by the Alpha variant which was first detected in England last year, a study showed on Friday.

The new James Bond movie 'No Time To Die' on Friday set a world premiere date for late September, despite speculation in the entertainment industry that the film`s release might be delayed for a fourth time because of the coronavirus epidemic.

KATHMANDU, August 21: The government had announced to vaccinate 33 percent of the population against COVID-19 by mid-September. The government has planned to administer free vaccines to all eligible citizens by February, 2022.

With boosters being planned in the U.S. as early as the fall for those who got the two-shot Pfizer and Moderna vaccines, recipients of the single-dose J&J jab might be wondering just how well their protection is holding up.

KATHMANDU, August 18: Sita Sada of Golbazaar Municipality-10 tested positive for COVID-19 for a second time in April. Her family members were infected as well. They were forced to take loans for their treatment. So far, Sada and her family have not received any relief from the government.

KATHMANDU, August 17: Nepal recorded 3,274 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday along with 1,929 recoveries and 27 deaths, according to the latest data from the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP).

KATHMANDU, August 16: The infection rate of COVID-19 infection is increasing on a daily basis across the country. Prohibitory order has been enforced to some extent in the capital and the administration has been urging the residents to avoid large gatherings to avoid further spread of COVID-19.

KATHMANDU, August 15: The  Gongabu Bus Park has installed a new computerized system for ticket booking for people traveling to various parts of Nepal. A joint agreement was reached between Kathmandu Metropolitan City and Lhotse Multipurpose Pvt Ltd to provide the services by the buspark using computer technology. The Gongabu bus station has been operational since 1999.

BAITADI, August 15: Schools have started to resume in municipalities of Baitadi district as the number of cases of COVID-19 infection in some local areas has reached zero. Schools of Melauli Municipality in the district have resumed their classes since July 25 while schools in Shivanath Rural Municipality have announced to reopen from August 18.

NEPALGUNJ, August 13: Two more people have lost lives due to COVID-19 as hospitals are already overwhelmed with new patients in Banke.

KATHMANDU, August 12: Doctors have urged people who have been vaccinated against COVID-19 to take all precautionary measures as they may also get COVID infection. They suggested that even after vaccination, one needs to stay safe and follow public health standards to keep others safe. Doctors involved in the treatment of COVID-19 have pointed out that the infection has increased due to the violation of public health standards by the people who have been vaccinated in Nepal.

KATHMANDU, August 11: The government has signed an agreement with the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to receive a subsidized loan of Rs 19.58 billion to procure vaccines against COVID-19.

JUMLA, August 11: Eighteen years old Sujal Sapkota of Birendranagar-6, Surkhet, currently residing in Kathmandu, has delivered 20 units of oxygen cylinders to Karnali Academy of Health Science, Teaching Hospital in Jumla.

ARGHAKHANCHI, August 11: The work to establish an oxygen plant at Arghakhanchi Hospital has concluded and oxygen production by the plant has already started. The oxygen plant came into operation on Tuesday and is capable of filling 70 large cylinders in 24 hours.

KATHMANDU, August 10: Nepal recorded 4,904 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday along with 2,115 recoveries and 35 deaths.

KATHMANDU, August 10: The district administration offices (DAOs) of the Kathmandu Valley have decided to extend the ongoing prohibitory orders in the Valley, banning the movement of private and public vehicles after 8PM from August 12 to August 24.

POKHARA, August 9: The three-day campaign has set a target to vaccinate about 35,000 people living in the metropolis. The current vaccination drive is focused on school teachers and people above the age of 55. The increase of trust in vaccines and weak structure of vaccination centers has led huge crowds to gather outside vaccination centers.

Moviegoing, once expected to be closer to semi-normal levels by now, continues to be battered by the pandemic, the delta variant of the coronavirus and in-home streaming. The latest casualty: James Gunn’s “The Suicide Squad,” a critically acclaimed, carnage-ridden would-be smash that disappointed with $26.5 million in estimated ticket sales.

POKHARA, August 8: The spread of COVID-19 has crippled Nepal’s tourism industry as the flow of international tourists to visit the Himalayan country has come to an almost halt. Although the flow of tourists looked promising in March and April, the following months have seen very few tourist arrivals.

KATHMANDU, August 7: According to the latest data from the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP), Nepal recorded 3,218 cases of COVID-19 alongwith 1,722 recoveries and 19 deaths on Saturday. With this, Nepal’s COVID-19 casetally has reached 780,807 including 667,270 recoveries and 10,038 deaths.

Kathmandu, August 6: Kathmandu Valley recorded 701 cases of COVID-19. Of them, 471 were detected in Kathmandu, 83 in Bhaktapur and 147 in Lalitpur.

KATHMANDU, August 4: 1,535 recoveries and 35 deaths recorded on the same day

British coronavirus vaccine developer Sarah Gilbert has many science accolades to her credit but now shares an honor with Beyonce, Marilyn Monroe and Eleanor Roosevelt: a Barbie doll in her likeness.

KATHMANDU, August 4: The payment of COVID-19 insurance claims has been postponed without fulfilling the obligation. The Nepal Insurers’ Association has issued a notice stating that the payment of COVID-19 insurance has been stopped. The association has stated that the payment of COVID insurance claims had to be postponed as the government has not released the amount.

KATHMANDU, August 3: Kathmandu Valley recorded 904 new cases of COVID-19 on the same day. Of them, 613 were detected in Kathmandu, 114 in Bhaktapur and 177 in Lalitpur districts.

KATHMANDU, August 3: The District Administration Office (DAO) of Kathmandu has urged the people not to take part in or organize large gatherings, stating that it is the responsibility of everyone to stop the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Cases of seasonal flu on the rise

August 3, 2021 12:16 pm

CHITWAN, August 3: The number of patients suffering from ‘seasonal flu’ has been increasing at the district hospital. According to the health office of Chitwan, most patients are suffering from fever, headache, body pain, tiredness and itchy throat, which has led to an increase in the number of people arriving at the hospital.

KATHMANDU, August 2: The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has provided 800 units of medical oxygen cylinders worth Rs 11.9 million to Nepal on Monday.

KATHMANDU, August 2: The COVID-19 vaccination campaign has resumed in Tokha municipality in Kathmandu. The campaign was halted after Basanta Gaire, Family Planning Supervisor Inspector of Grande International Hospital in Dhapasi Municipality, was assaulted on July 31 by those seeking COVID-19 vaccines.

NEPALGUNJ, August 2: I witnessed families devastated by the loss of family members and have lost many friends to the virus as well. The sadness which follows after the loss of someone you know is immense. This made me start this journey to help them alleviate their pain,” Shah said.

Kathmandu Valley recorded 848 new cases of COVID-19 on the same day. Of them, 591 were detected in Kathmandu, 91 in Bhaktapur and 166 in Lalitpur districts.