SIRAHA, Feb 6: Siraha district has reported zero cases of the coronavirus infection nearly 11 months after the virus was first detected in the district.

TOKYO, Jan 18: Oil prices fell on Monday, extending losses that last week ended a rally driven by production cuts and strong Chinese demand, with the market’s recovery outlook being called into question as coronavirus infections rise.

SATARA/BHUBANESWAR, Jan 17: India’s COVID-19 vaccination drive hit a bump on the first day due to glitches in an app called Co-Win that is being used to coordinate the campaign, according to several officials involved in the immunisation programme.

BUTWAL, Oct 9: Internal Affairs Minister of Lumbini Province Kul Prasad KC has been diagnosed with the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

KATHMANDU, Sept 11: The government is preparing to give permission to operate additional flights from countries where regular international flights have resumed.

Gorkha reports coronavirus-related death

September 6, 2020 12:40 pm

GORKHA, Sept 6: Gorkha has reported a coronavirus-related death on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, Sept 6: Lawmaker Prem Suwal has been diagnosed with novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

BIRGUNJ, Aug 19: Parsa district has reported two more COVID-19 related deaths and 112 new cases of coronavirus on Wednesday.

Covid-19 has inflicted casualty not only on human beings but all other sectors—economic, social and psychological—with immense fear of uncertainty in everyone’s mind. No one knows when it will end. Experts predict that the entire world would suffer. Poor countries like Nepal will surely suffer the most and face the most daunting challenges.

KATHMANDU, August 16: JICA Alumni Association Nepal (JAAN) in collaboration with Peace Winds Japan (PWJ) organized a virtual seminar on “Learning Elderly Care in Japan and Safety Measures for Aging People in the Context of COVID-19 Pandemic” on Friday.

KATHMANDU, Aug 12: A 38-year-old woman from Janakpur has died of coronavirus on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, Aug 11: After the confirmation of 638 new cases of coronavirus in the past 24 hours, Nepal's COVID-19 tally has risen to 23,948.

KATHMANDU, Aug 9: Three employees at the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) have tested positive for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

KATHMANDU, Aug 7: Two COVID-19 patients have died at the Lalitpur-based Patan Hospital.

COVID-19 and its impacts

August 6, 2020 15:55 pm

There is a long history of pandemics. Pandemics in the human history have devastated the lives of billions while impacting greatly on human culture, tradition, values and civilization. Such catastrophes brought about the paramount changes to the course of global order several times. The emergence and collapse of empires, and the fall of the old civilization and rise of the new one, were few examples that are worthy to mention.

SAPTARI, Aug 5: Three persons died in Saptari after experiencing coronavirus-like symptoms in the past 24 hours.

KATHMANDU, Aug 4: One Nepali migrant worker has succumbed to COVID-19 in South Africa while 22 others have been diagnosed with the disease in the Africa region.

PARSA, Aug 4: Thirty-four persons including two health workers tested positive for coronavirus in Parsa district on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, Aug. 2: As many as 246 new cases of coronavirus were recorded across the country in the past 24 hours, the Ministry of Health and Population said.

KATHMANDU, Aug 2: As two coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases have been detected among traffic police personnel, the Metropolitan Traffic Police Division has decided to seal off the office to prevent the possible spread of the virus to the service seekers.

LUCKNOW, Aug 2: A cabinet minister of India's Uttar Pradesh State died of coronavirus on Sunday, media reports said.

KATHMANDU, July 29: The Ministry of Health and Population has confirmed 210 new cases of coronavirus, taking the country's COVID-19 tally to 19,273.

KATHMANDU, July 22: A Chinese national has succumbed to the coronavirus (COVID-19) infection in Nepal on Wednesday, the Ministry of Health and Population said.

DHANGADHI, July 3: With 333 new cases of coronavirus today, the COVID-19 tally in Sudurpaschim Province has climbed to 2,933.

NEW YORK, June 9: While some potential vaccines have emerged in the global race to find a way to stop the spread of COVID-19, many scientists and researchers believe antibody based therapies hold great promise for treating people already infected with the disease.

KATHMANDU, June 3: Nepal reported ninth COVID-19 death on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, May 29: Ministry of Health and Population has confirmed the sixth COVID-19 death in Nepal.