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.

BENGALURU, Oct 15: India’s tally of coronavirus infections stood at 7.31 million on Thursday, having risen by 67,708 in the last 24 hours, health ministry data showed.

BIRENDRANAGAR, Sept 18: Thirty-five more persons including a two-month old baby girl tested positive for COVID-19 in Karnali Province on Friday.

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.

NEW DELHI, Sept 10: The global death toll from the coronavirus passed 900,000 on Wednesday, as worldwide cases topped 27.7 million, according to a Reuters tally.

LAHAN, Sept 7: Siraha has reported yet another coronavirus-related death.

KATHMANDU, Sept 4: At least 18 Nepali nationals living in South Korea have been diagnosed with novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

Jumla reports 39 new cases of coronavirus

September 2, 2020 15:25 pm

JUMLA, Sept 2: At least 39 persons tested positive for novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Jumla, officials said on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, Aug 27: The COVID-19 death toll in Nepal has risen to 183 on Thursday, with eight fatalities in various parts of the country in the past 24 hours.

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.

LAHAN, Aug 26: Province 2 has reported 246 new cases of coronavirus on Wednesday, taking the provincial COVID-19 tally to 9,427.

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.

KATHMANDU, Aug 23: Food and vegetable shops inside the Kathmandu Valley will be allowed to open every day until 9:15 AM from Monday, officials said.

NAWALPARASI, Aug 23: Twenty-nine individuals including five health workers in Nawalparasi district (west) were diagnosed with the novel coronavirus disease on Sunday.

DHARAN, Aug 19: Two women succumbed to novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Sunsari in the past 24 hours.

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.

KATHMANDU, Aug 13: Nepal has recorded four more COVID-19 related deaths in the past 24 hours, taking the country's coronavirus death toll to 95.

MANILA, Aug 13: The Philippines’ health ministry on Thursday reported 4,002 more novel coronavirus infections and 23 additional deaths in the country.

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.

BIRGUNJ, Aug 5: Parsa has reported one more COVID-19 related death on Wednesday morning.

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.