KATHMANDU, May 6: Nepal recorded 15 new cases of COVID-19 along with 17 recoveries and zero death from the virus on Friday, according to the information released by the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP).

NEW DELHI, May 6: The Asian Games scheduled to take place in the Chinese city of Hangzhou in September have been postponed until 2023 because of the COVID-19 situation, the governing Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) said on Friday.

JANAKPUR, May 6: Madhesh Province has no new cases of COVID-19 reported lately.

KATHMANDU, May 5: Nepal recorded 17 new cases of COVID-19 along with 15 recoveries and zero death from the virus on Thursday, according to the information released by the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP).

KATHMANDU, May 3: Nepal recorded 32 new cases of COVID-19 along with 23 recoveries and zero death from the virus on Tuesday, according to the information released by the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP).

KATHMANDU, May 2: Nepal recorded nine new cases of COVID-19 along with 18 recoveries and zero death from the virus on Monday, according to the information released by the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP).

KATHMANDU, May 1:  Nepal recorded 20 new cases of COVID-19 along with 27 recoveries and zero death from the virus on Sunday, according to the information released by the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP).

KATHMANDU, April 30: Nepal recorded five new cases of COVID-19 along with 17 recoveries and zero death from the deadly virus on Saturday, according to the information released by the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP).

KATHMANDU, April 29: Nepal recorded 14 new cases of COVID-19 along with 19 recoveries and zero death from the virus on Friday, according to the information released by the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP).

Start-ups: A Glimmer of Hope

April 28, 2022 17:30 pm

The start-up scene in Nepal is okay, if not too well. The launching of start-ups didn’t slow down although all other sectors of the economy were held back by the COVID-19 pandemic for over two years. Similarly, there is no dearth of innovative business ideas introduced by the budding and young entrepreneurs in the country. That certainly gives us a glimmer of hope in these torrid times. But right government policies, implementation of government commitments made to the start-ups in the past, and investors willing to take risks are lacking.

KATHMANDU, April 28: Nepal recorded 15 new cases of COVID-19 along with 18 recoveries and zero death from the virus on Thursday, according to the information released by the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP).

KATHMANDU, April 26: Nepal recorded 10 new cases of COVID-19 along with 18 recoveries and zero death from the virus on Tuesday, according to the information released by the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP).

KATHMANDU, April 22: Nepal recorded 18 new cases of COVID-19 along with 25 recoveries and zero death from the deadly virus on Friday, according to the information released by the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP).

KATHMANDU, April 21: The Ministry of Health and Population has urged one and all to follow the health safety protocols. Ministry Spokesperson Dr Sangeeta Kaushal Mishra, through a press release today, urged the people to strictly abide by the public health safety guidelines in view of the risk of coronavirus infection in the country following an increase in the number of infections in neighboring India.

KATHMANDU, April 14: Nepal recorded four new cases of COVID-19 along with 44 recoveries and zero death from the virus on Thursday, according to the information released by the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP).

KATHMANDU, April 12: Nepal recorded 26 new cases of COVID-19 along with 37 recoveries and zero death from the virus on Tuesday, according to the information released by the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP).

KATHMANDU, April 10: Nepal recorded four new cases of COVID-19 along with 48 recoveries and zero death from the virus on Sunday, according to the information released by the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP).

KATHMANDU, April 9: Nepal recorded 13 new cases of COVID-19 along with 44 recoveries and zero death from the virus on Saturday, according to the information released by the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP).

KATHMANDU, April 7: Nepal recorded seven new cases of COVID-19 along with 25 recoveries and zero death from the virus on Thursday, according to the information released by the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP).

KATHMANDU, April 4: Nepal recorded 24 new cases of COVID-19 along with 51 recoveries and zero death from the virus on Tuesday, according to the information released by the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP).

KATHMANDU, April 4: Nepal recorded 33 new cases of COVID-19 along with 89 recoveries and zero death from the virus on Monday, according to the information released by the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP).

KATHMANDU, April 3: Nepal recorded 23 new cases of COVID-19 along with 66 recoveries and zero death from the virus on Sunday, according to the information released by the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP).

KATHMANDU, March 31: Nepal recorded 22 new cases of COVID-19 along with 75 recoveries and zero death from the virus on Friday, according to the information released by the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP).

KATHMANDU, March 31: Nepal recorded 25 new cases of COVID-19 along with 89 recoveries and zero death from the virus on Thursday, according to the information released by the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP).

KATHMANDU, March 30: Nepal recorded 26 new cases of COVID-19 along with 77 recoveries and zero death from the virus on Wednesday, according to the information released by the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP).

March 30: Coronavirus infections in Asia passed 100 million on Wednesday, according to a Reuters tally, as the region records a resurgence in cases, dominated by the BA.2 Omicron sub-variant.

KATHMANDU, March 29: Nepal recorded 42 new cases of COVID-19 along with 86 recoveries and zero death from the virus on Tuesday, according to the information released by the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP).

KATHMANDU, March 28: Nepal recorded 21 new cases of COVID-19 along with 319 recoveries and zero death from the virus on Monday, according to the information released by the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP).

March 26: After producing vaccines and treatments for acute COVID-19 in record time, researchers and drugmakers are turning to finding a cure for long COVID, a more elusive target marked by hundreds of different symptoms afflicting millions of people.

KATHMANDU, March 23: Nepal recorded 35 new cases of COVID-19 along with 266 recoveries and zero death from the deadly virus on Thursday, according to the information released by the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP).

KATHMANDU, March 23: Nepal recorded 38 new cases of COVID-19 along with 269 recoveries and zero death from the deadly virus on Wednesday, according to the information released by the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP).

KATHMANDU, March 20: Nepal recorded 37 new cases of COVID-19 along with 382 recoveries and zero death from the deadly virus on Sunday, according to the information released by the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP).

KATHMANDU, March 19: Nepal recorded 17 new cases of COVID-19 along with 409 recoveries and zero death from the deadly virus on Saturday, according to the information released by the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP).

GENEVA, March 18: A World Health Organization spokesperson said on Friday that the end of the COVID-19 pandemic was a long way off, citing a rise in cases in its latest weekly data.

KATHMANDU, March 18: Nepal recorded 51 new cases of COVID-19 along with 392 recoveries and zero death from the deadly virus on Friday, according to the information released by the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP).

KATHMANDU, March 17: Nepal recorded 27 new cases of COVID-19 along with 220 recoveries and zero death from the deadly virus on Thursday, according to the information released by the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP).

KATHMANDU, March 12: Nepal recorded 73 new cases of COVID-19 along with 192 recoveries and zero deaths from the deadly virus on Saturday, according to the information released by the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP).

WASHINGTON, March 11: Two doses of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine greatly reduced the risk of Omicron infection among children aged 5 to 15, according to a study published by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Friday.

SEOUL, Feb 16: South Korea's daily number of COVID-19 cases hit a record high amid the spread of the Omicron variant of the virus, the health authorities said Wednesday.

The 2022 Grammy Awards will shift to an April show in Las Vegas after recently postponing the ceremony due to rising COVID-19 cases because of the omicron variant.

BEIJING, Jan 11: A third Chinese city has locked down its residents because of a COVID-19 outbreak, raising the number confined to their homes in China to about 20 million people.

Lea Seydoux's Cannes Film Festival plans have reportedly been stalled by a positive Covid-19 test. Seydoux, who has four films premiering at this year's event, was expected to be a big part of the festivities next week, but a representative for the actress has confirmed she is at the end of a recovery cycle

KATHMANDU, May 23: The country has recorded a total of 7,914 new cases of COVID-19 infection in the past 24 hours, according to the Ministry of Health and Population.

KATHMANDU, May 6: Nepal confirmed the highest single-day count of coronavirus cases on Thursday. According to the health ministry, 9,070 more people were found to have caught the virus in the past 24 hours. It accounts for 42.90 percent of the 21,142 tests carried out during the period.

KATHMANDU, May 2: Cremations of those who succumbed to COVID are being carried out in an open ground on the bank of Bagmati River at Pashupati crematorium area for lack of adequate space as the number of people dying of COVID-19 complication sees a sharp spike in recent days.

KATHMANDU, Nov 24: The National Examination Board (NEB) is conducting the board examination of grade 12 students from Tuesday amid the heightened risk of coronavirus infection. The exams will end on December 1.

Jumla to build a separate COVID Hospital

November 23, 2020 14:15 pm

JUMLA, Nov 23: The District Disaster Management Committee, Jumla, has decided to build a well-equipped hospital in the district for the treatment of COVID-19.

The Kathmandu Valley alone has more than half of the active cases of COVID-19 across the country

LONDON, Nov 1: Prime Minister Boris Johnson ordered England back into a national lockdown after the United Kingdom passed the milestone of one million COVID-19 cases and a second wave of infections threatened to overwhelm the health service.

CHITWAN, Oct 28: The Regional Blood Transfusion Centre Bharatpur has been supplying the blood plasma collected from people who have recovered from COVID-19 infection to the other districts. Centre's chief Ramesh Kanta Poudel said they are sending the plasma collected in the district to other districts to meet the growing demand in those districts.