NEW DELHI, March 22: India reported its most COVID-19 cases and deaths in months on Monday, on the first anniversary of the start of a chaotic nationwide lockdown that left many people jobless and shrank the economy.
NEW DELHI, March 19: India reported 39,726 new coronavirus cases on Friday, its highest in more than three months, as the worst-hit states, such as western industrialized Maharashtra, adopted fresh curbs to restrain the spread of the disease.
NEW DELHI, Oct 29: India’s confirmed coronavirus caseload surpassed 8 million on Thursday with daily infections dipping to the lowest level this week, as concerns grew over a major Hindu festival season and winter setting in.
In 2016, non-communicable diseases (NCDs) contributed to 66 percent of the total deaths in Nepal. For the United States, this number stood at 88 percent and for OECD countries it was 87 percent. It is a feature of the developed world that NCDs be their greatest challenge and a feature of ours that children in remote villages like Jajarkot die every year from communicable diseases such as diarrhea. When our country cannot even at times provide access to adequate amount of Jeevanjal and paracetamol, it would be quite naïve to expect them to deliver a vaccine efficiently and uniformly—if and when that arrives.
KATHMANDU, Aug 27: The Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) reported a record daily jump of 1,111 coronavirus infections on Thursday, taking Nepal's COVID-19 national tally to 35,529 as cases surged across the country.
MORANG, Aug 26: The Ministry of Social Development of the Province 1 has said that 108 new cases of coronavirus were recorded in the province in the past 24 hours while 81 persons were discharged after full recovery in the same period.
SYDNEY, Aug 25: Australia surpassed 25,000 COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, tipped over the milestone by the recent outbreak in Victoria state and prompting a warning from authorities about declining test numbers.
MAKAWANPUR, Aug 16: The District Administration Office, Makawanpur, has decided to extend ongoing prohibitory order for ten days starting today midnight to stop the spread of coronavirus in the district.
BIRGUNJ, Aug 9: As many as 75 persons including chief of the health division at the Birgunj Metropolitan City, Arun Kumar Mahato, nine police personnel and three staffers at the Narayani Hospital tested positive for COVID-19.
GENEVA, May 12: The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday that “extreme vigilance” was needed as countries begin to exit from lockdowns imposed to curb the spread of the new coronavirus, amid global concerns about a second wave of infections.
GENEVA, May 6: The World Health Organization said on Tuesday that a report that COVID-19 had emerged in December in France, sooner than previously thought, was “not surprising”, and urged countries to investigate any other early suspicious cases.
GENEVA, April 25: The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Saturday that there was currently “no evidence” that people who have recovered from COVID-19 and have antibodies are protected from a second coronavirus infection.
SEOUL, Feb 29: South Korea urged citizens on Saturday to stay indoors as it warned of a “critical moment” in its battle on the coronavirus after recording the biggest daily jump in infections, as 813 new cases took the tally to 3,150.