KATHMANDU, Nov 29: As many as 1,255 more people were diagnosed with the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) on Sunday, the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) confirmed.

“No New ‘Movies’ Till Influenza Ends” blared a New York Times headline on Oct. 10, 1918, while the deadly second wave of the Spanish Flu was unfolding.

DHANGADHI, Nov 29: A large number of people in recent days are seen queueing up at major border points of Far West Province leaving for India on a daily basis.

LONDON, Nov 28: The British government appointed a vaccines minister on Saturday as it prepares to inoculate millions of people against the coronavirus, potentially starting within days.

Province 1 Governor contracts COVID-19

November 28, 2020 18:40 pm

BIRATNAGAR, Nov 28: Province  1 Governor Somnath Adhikari 'Pyasi' has been diagnosed with coronavirus infection.

The Kathmandu Valley has so far reported 546 COVID-19 deaths

KATHMANDU, Nov 28: Cricketer Sandeep Lamichhane has been tested positive for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

KATHMANDU, Nov 27: The government has directed public hospitals to provide risk allowance to all health workers and staffers working during the COVID-19 pandemic.

KATHMANDU, Nov 26: As many as 1,514 more people were diagnosed with novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Nepal on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, Nov 26: Former Vice Chairman of National Planning Commission Dr Rabindra Kumar Shakya has died of COVID-19.

KATHMANDU, Nov 26: Remittance inflows in the first three months of the current fiscal year increased by 12.6 percent to Rs.258.86 billion despite projections made for the possible decline in the remitted money with the global spread of COVID-19. During the review period last year, the remittance amount had declined by 5.1 percent.

KATHMANDU, Nov 25: Nepal recorded 1,948 new cases, 3,140 recoveries and 28 deaths linked with the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the past one day.

KATHMANDU, Nov 24: Nepal recorded 1,790 new cases, 2,791 recoveries and 24 deaths linked with the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the past one day.

APF Inspector succumbs to COVID-19

November 24, 2020 13:05 pm

KATHMANDU, Nov 24: Armed Police Force (APF) Inspector Nabin Budhathoki who was serving in Morang district has succumbed to COVID-19.

COVID-19 recovery rate in Nepal stands at 90.9 percent

Two more die of COVID-19 at BPKIHS

November 23, 2020 13:30 pm

DHARAN, Nov 23: Two more people died of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) while undergoing treatment at BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences (BPKIHS) in Dharan.

Hunger is more dreadful than any disease, forcing us to leave our homeland, they say

FRANKFURT, Nov 22: Moderna will charge governments between $25 and $37 per dose of its COVID-19 vaccine candidate, depending on the amount ordered, Chief Executive Stephane Bancel told German weekly Welt am Sonntag (WamS).

UNITED STATES, Nov 22: The United States recorded its 12th million COVID-19 case on Saturday, even as millions of Americans were expected to travel for the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday, ignoring warnings from health officials about furthering the spread of the infectious disease.

RASUWA, Nov 22:  The hotels in the Langtang region, one of the favorite travel destinations in Nepal, are all set to resume their services from Sunday.

LUMBINI, Nov 21: Lumbini, the birthplace of Gautam Buddha, is eagerly waiting for tourists following its reopening after being closed for eight months due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Kathmandu Valley has reported 46.54 percent of the total confirmed cases in the country

KATHMANDU, Nov 21: Minister for Health and Population (MoHP), Bhanu Bhakta Dhakal has said that the government has projected that two percent of the total population of the country – 600,000 – will be infected by the novel coronavirus.

Of 10,340 PCR tests carried out in the past 24 hours, 1,945 people tested positive for COVID-19; case tally advances to 216,965

BENGALURU, Nov 20: India crossed the grim milestone of 9 million coronavirus cases, with 45,882 new infections recorded in the last 24 hours, the health ministry said on Friday.

KATHMANDU, Nov 19: The total number of people diagnosed with the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Nepal has reached 215,020 as 2,103 more people tested positive for the virus during the 9,805 real time polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) tests carried out across the country in the past 24 hours.

NEW DELHI, Nov 19: The South Asia sub-region surpassed 10 million COVID-19 cases on Thursday, according to a Reuters tally, led by India where officials have been concerned Diwali celebrations could derail a recent fall in infections.

HUMLA, Nov 19:  A meeting of the District COVID-19 Crisis Management Committee in Jumla on Wednesday decided to close all academic institutions and restrict inter-rural municipality movement within the district.

KATHMANDU, Nov 19: Indian actor Salman Khan has gone into home isolation after his driver and two personal staff members tested positive for COVID-19, media reports said.

MUMBAI, Nov 18: India recorded 38,617 new coronavirus infections, taking its tally to 8.9 million, health ministry data showed on Wednesday.

UNITED STATES, Nov 18: Who will be the first to get COVID-19 vaccines? No decision has been made, but the consensus among many experts in the U.S. and globally is that health care workers should be first, said Sema Sgaier of the Surgo Foundation, a nonprofit group working on vaccine allocation issues.

MUMBAI, Nov 17: Daily coronavirus infections in India fell to their lowest since mid-July, with 29,163 new cases reported for the last 24 hours, taking the total to 8.87 million, the health ministry said on Tuesday.

BANKE, Nov 17: Altogether 74 people have succumbed to the novel coronavirus disease in Banke district as of Monday, district health authorities said.

KATHMANDU, Nov 17: Two senior doctors have died of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the capital.

UNITED STATES, Nov 17: A second experimental COVID-19 vaccine — this one from Moderna Inc. — yielded extraordinarily strong early results Monday, another badly needed dose of hope as the pandemic enters a terrible new phase.

KATHMANDU, Nov 16: The Ministry of Health and Population on Monday confirmed 1,197 new cases of the novel coronavirus disease in the country.

KATHMANDU, Nov 15: Nepal reported 1,477 new cases of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, Nov 15:Eight more Nepali nations in India succumbed to COVID-19 last week, taking the fatality caseload among the Nepalis abroad to 293 as of Saturday evening.

KATHMANDU, Nov 15: The number of Nepali nationals dying of the novel coronavirus disease            (COVID-19) has risen to 293, the Non-resident Nepali Association (NRNA) said on Sunday.

DHARAN, Nov 14: A 19-year-old COVID-19 infected new mother has died in Dharan. She died today at Dharan-based BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences (BPKIHS), confirmed BPKIHS’s joint-spokesperson Dr Aashish Shrestha.

KATHMANDU, Nov 14: As many as 1,946 new cases of novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) were detected in Nepal in the past 24 hours.

Dr Govinda KC tests positive for COVID-19

November 13, 2020 18:50 pm

KATHMANDU, Nov 13: Senior Orthopedic Surgeon Dr Govinda KC has been admitted to the Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital (TUTH), Maharajgunj, after testing positive for the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

NEW DELHI, Nov 13: Delhi’s COVID-19 deaths rose by a record high on Thursday and it also reported the most number of infections in India, an increase attributed to the city’s toxic air and a lack of physical distancing in public places around a major festival.

LONDON, Nov 13: The likelihood that a coronavirus infection will prove fatal has dropped by nearly a third since April due to improved treatment, researchers at the University of Washington’s Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) said on Thursday.

COVID-19 was first reported in Wuhan, China in December 2019 and subsequently spread globally, with the declaration of the pandemic in early March 2020. The first confirmed imported case in Nepal was reported in the 2nd week of January 2020. The initial response of Nepal to COVID-19 was comparably slow but the country geared efforts after it was declared a 'global pandemic' by WHO on 11 March 2020.

KATHMANDU, Nov 12: Nepal’s COVID-19 case tally added 1,913 new cases on Thursday, reported the Ministry of Health and Population.

NEW DELHI, Nov 12: After his 92-year-old grandmother started coughing and her blood oxygen levels plummeted, Varunn Kaushik took her to two top private hospitals in New Delhi on Monday. Neither took her in, even after one of them found her positive for COVID-19.

In the current fiscal year, the government has already spent more than Rs 7 billion for combating COVID-19

KATHMANDU, Nov 12: A member of the Nepali National Football Team, who had reached Bangladesh for a friendly football match between Bangladesh and Nepal, has tested positive for COVID-19.

KATHMANDU, Nov 12: The government has decided to bear all treatment costs of COVID-19 infected chairman of Rastriya Jana Morcha, Chitra Bahadur KC.