The Kathmandu Valley alone has reported 328 deaths due to COVID-19 with 46 people dying in the past one week

Winter is fast approaching in the Northern Hemisphere, and researchers warn that COVID-19 outbreaks are likely to get worse, especially in regions that don’t have the virus’s spread under control.

KATHMANDU, Oct 28: Chief Secretary Shanker Das Bairagi has tested positive for coronavirus. Bairagi shared on Twitter that he has been diagnosed with COVID-19.

Jhapa sees yet another COVID-19 death

October 28, 2020 15:24 pm

JHAPA, Oct 28: Jhapa has recorded yet another coronavirus-related death.

KATHMANDU, Oct 27: Comedian Manoj Gajurel has tested positive for coronavirus.

KATHMANDU, Oct 25: The number of Nepali nationals dying of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in foreign countries has risen to 284 as one more Nepali national succumbed to COVID-19, the Non-resident Nepali Association (NRNA) said on Sunday.

BOISE, Idaho, Oct 24: The United States is approaching a record for the number of new daily coronavirus cases in the latest ominous sign about the disease’s grip on the nation, as states from Connecticut to the Rocky Mountain West reel under the surge.

KATHMANDU, Oct 24: Former Prime Minister Dr Baburam Bhattarai and his spouse Hisila Yami have tested positive for coronavirus.

DANG, Oct 24: A government employee has died of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Dang.

CHITWAN, Oct 23: Three more COVID-19 infected patients have died in the district.

Kathmandu Valley alone reported 282 deaths due to COVID-19

KATHMANDU, Oct 20: As many as 3,093 new cases of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) were confirmed in Nepal on Tuesday, the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) reported.

DHARAN, Oct 20: Two more coronavirus patients died at the COVID-19 Hospital under BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences (BPKIHS) in Dharan in the past 24 hours.

KATHMANDU, Oct 19: Most of the Transport Management Offices in the Kathmandu Valley have suspended their services from Monday after their staffers tested positive for the coronavirus.

KATHMANDU, Oct 19: Nepal on Monday witnessed as many as 3,790 new cases of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

KATHMANDU, Oct 19: Saurabh Jyoti, director of Jyoti Group of Companies and the chairman of Syakar Trading Company, has tested positive for COVID-19.

DHARAN, Oct 19: Sunsari recorded four more deaths linked with the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the past one day.

POKHARA, Oct 19: The coronavirus-related death toll in Gandaki Province has risen to 51 as a 48-year-old woman from Baglung Municipality-13 succumbed to the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) on Monday morning.

KATHMANDU, Oct 18: Anil Keshary Shah, CEO of Nabil Bank, has tested positive for the COVID-19.

One dies of coronavirus in Nepalgunj

October 18, 2020 14:44 pm

BANKE, Oct 18: Banke has recorded yet another COVID-19 death.

KATHMANDU, Oct 16: Nepal on Friday reported as many as 4,392 new cases of the novel coronavirus infection, according to the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP).

LALITPUR, Oct 15: A three-day-old baby from Konjyosom Rural Municipality in Lalitpur has been diagnosed with the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

LONDON, Oct 15: Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s government will impose tougher COVID-19 restrictions on London from midnight on Friday, The Times reported.

You have some immunity, but how much and for how long are big unanswered questions.

BENGALURU, Oct 14: India’s tally of coronavirus infections rose by 63,509 in the last 24 hours to stand at 7.24 million on Wednesday, health ministry data showed.

Neurological symptoms can linger as long-term effects after COVID-19, but one in particular is becoming known as "COVID-19 brain fog." Though it can manifest in different ways, the reports are concerning: a nurse can't remember what patients say once she leaves the room, one vascular medicine specialist has lost chunks of time from his memory (he couldn't recall a 12-day vacation weeks earlier), and a lawyer can't recognize her own car.

KATHMANDU, Oct 13: Nepal has reported as many as 3,556 fresh cases of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the past 24 hours.

BENGALURU, Oct 13: India’s total coronavirus cases rose by 55,342 in the last 24 hours to 7.18 million on Tuesday morning, the lowest daily rise since mid-August, data from the health ministry showed.

LONDON, Oct 13: The following is a roundup of some of the latest scientific studies on the novel coronavirus and efforts to find treatments and vaccines for COVID-19, the illness caused by the virus.

LALITPUR: Various marketplaces inside the Kathmandu Valley are chock-a-block with shoppers as the festive season has already started and people are ignoring health safety protocols.

Govt bans two more brands of sanitizer

October 10, 2020 15:33 pm

KATHMANDU, Oct 10: The Department of Drug Administration (DDA) in its fresh move has banned the sale and distribution of two more sanitizers brands produced in Kathmandu and Bhaktapur, after the products were found to contain toxic alcohol ‘methanol.’

POKHARA, Oct 9: Kaski district has recorded yet another coronavirus-related death.

POKHARA, Oct 9: With 39 new cases of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) detected in Gandaki Province on Friday, the coronavirus case tally in the province has soared to 4,572.

Fusemachines is offering a grant to help schools and colleges go online

A restaurant in Prague’s historic center has invented a dessert shaped like the novel coronavirus, an attempt to arrest a slump in business that is already proving a hit with customers.

JOHANNESBURG, Oct 6: Fifteen clinical trials of COVID-19 vaccines are underway across the African continent, according to a comment published in the journal Nature by Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

WASHINGTON, Oct 6: President Donald Trump staged a dramatic return to the White House after leaving the military hospital where he was receiving an unprecedented level of care for COVID-19. He immediately ignited a new controversy by declaring that despite his illness the nation should not fear the virus that has killed more than 210,000 Americans — and then he entered the White House without a protective mask.

KATHMANDU, Oct 5: A number of government offices related to transport management and land revenue have suspended their public services after their staffers tested positive for the coronavirus.

WASHINGTON, Oct 5: Doctors treating President Donald Trump for COVID-19 sent conflicting signals about the severity of his condition on Sunday, hours before the president surprised supporters gathered outside the hospital with an impromptu motorcade.

KATHMANDU, Oct 5: The services provided by the Supreme Court have been severely affected as many top officials of the court have caught the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19), leading to the deferral of hearings on dozens of cases.

KATHMANDU, Oct 4: Some of the justices in the Supreme Court have contracted the novel coronavirus.

PM Oli tests negative for COVID-19

October 3, 2020 22:20 pm

KATHMANDU, Oct 3: Prime Minister K P Oli has tested negative for the COVID-19.

BIRATNAGAR, Oct 2: Biratnagar reported yet another coronavirus-related death on Friday.

UNITED STATES, Oct 2: U.S. President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump tested positive for COVID-19, he said in a tweet early on Friday.

BENGALURU, Oct 2: India’s coronavirus case tally climbed to 6.39 million after it reported 81,484 new infections in the last 24 hours, while related deaths were just shy of 100,000 mark, data from the health ministry showed on Friday.

BANKE, Oct 1: Banke district reported two more coronavirus-related deaths on Thursday.

BPKIHS reports 37th Covid-19-related death

September 30, 2020 14:39 pm

DHARAN, Sept 30: Dharan-based BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences (BPKIHS) reported yet another coronavirus-related death on Wednesday morning.

4,021 real time PCR tests on average a day conducted since the first test on January 23

TUTH staffer dies of COVID-19

September 29, 2020 13:01 pm

KATHMANDU, Sep 29: A staffer of the Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital (TUTH) died of the novel coronavirus disease COVID-19 on Tuesday morning.

BANKE, Sept 29: Banke district recorded two more coronavirus-related deaths on Tuesday morning.