The more certain someone is about covid-19, the less you should trust them
In 2019, the medical historian Mark Honigsbaum concluded his book The Pandemic Century by saying: “The only thing that is certain is that there will be new plagues and new pandemics. It is not a question of if, but when.”
KATHMANDU, May 5: The Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation has asked the hotels designated as quarantine facilities for those traveling from India via Air Bubble service not to charge more than Rs 3,000 per person per day.
KATHMANDU, May 5: The alarming spread of the second wave of the coronavirus has taken its toll on the government’s revenue collection target, with the daily revenue collection plunging almost to half of the ‘normal’ amount.
President Joe Biden spoke about the COVID-19 vaccination being safe, Prince Harry advocated for vaccine distribution everywhere and Jennifer Lopez embraced her fully-vaccinated mother on stage during one of the largest concert gatherings in Southern California since the pandemic rocked the world more than a year ago.
NEW DELHI, May 4: India's tally of coronavirus infections surged past 20 million on Tuesday, boosted by 357,229 new cases over the last 24 hours, while deaths rose 3,449 for a toll of 222,408, health ministry data showed.
NEW DELHI, May 3: The Indian Premier League's attempt to ride out India's coronavirus crisis suffered a blow on Monday after two players tested positive for COVID-19, casting doubt over whether the world's richest cricket tournament can continue.
LAHAN, May 3: As many as 25 people, who had attended a funeral ceremony of COVID-19 patient at Bathnaha Village of Manarasiswa Municipality-9 of Mahottari district, have tested positive for the COVID-19.
KATHMANDU, May 3: The Chief District Officers (CDOs) of 41 districts have enforced prohibitory order in their respective districts to stem the spread of Covid-19. The CDOs exercised the authority delegated by the federal government to contain the second wave of Covid-19 that is spreading rapidly across the country lately.
NEW DELHI, May 3: India on Monday reported more than 300,000 new coronavirus cases for a 12th straight day, taking its overall caseload to just shy of 20 million, while deaths from COVID-19 rose by 3,417.
NEW DELHI, May 1: India recorded more than 400,000 new COVID-19 cases for the first time on Saturday as it battles a devastating second wave, and the country's massive new vaccination drive was hampered in some areas by shortages of the shots.
KATHMANDU, May 1:Officials confirmed a total of 5,763 new coronavirus cases on Saturday. Of the cases confirmed, 5,706 were detected through 12,403 RT-PCR tests while 57 others through 566 antigen tests.
KATHMANDU, May 1: Tokha Municipality in Kathmandu is to establish a COVID-19 isolation facility. According to Mayor Prakash Adhikari, the local government is preparing to establish the isolation center which will be equipped with the oxygen therapy system at the Radha Swami Bhawan (building) located in ward 7.
DHULIKHEL, May 1: A COVID-19 patient died this morning while undergoing treatment at Dhulikhel Hospital. A 37-year-old male from Kubinde of Sindhupalchowk was admitted to the hospital last Friday after he complained of health complications.
KATHMANDU, May 1: Based on a decision made by the Council of Ministers that authorized the local administration offices to impose prohibitory orders if the number of cases surpasses 200 in hill districts and 500 in the districts located in the southern plains and the Kathmandu Valley, local administrations of over two dozen districts have enforced prohibitory orders to contain further spread of COVID-19.
NEW DELHI, May 1: India posted a record daily rise of 401,993 new coronavirus cases on Saturday as the country opened up its mega vaccination drive to all adults, although several states warned of acute vaccine shortages.
KATHMANDU, April 30: The main opposition party, Nepali Congress (NC), President Sher Bahadur Deuba has claimed that the decision of the government to enforce prohibitory order in Kathmandu for two weeks has increased the threat of further spreading the COVID-19 infection in districts that still have fewer cases of this viral disease.
Singer Prakash Saput was diagnosed with COVID-19 on Friday. Taking to his social media account, Saput said that he had tested positive for COVID-19. He also urged all those who came in contact with him to undergo a PCR test.
KATHMANDU, April 30: A renowned Indian television anchor, Rohit Sardana,41, passed away on Friday. He reportedly died of a heart attack although he had also tested positive for COVID-19 roughly a week ago.
NEW DELHI, April 30: India has recorded the world’s sharpest spike in coronavirus infections this month, with political and financial capitals New Delhi and Mumbai running out of hospital beds, oxygen and medicines.
Although it has only 60 beds, the Sukraraj Tropical and Infectious Disease Hospital (STIDH) – the only infectious and tropical disease hospital in Nepal – has already admitted 68 patients. More than 90 percent of those admitted to the hospital are in need of oxygen support.