LONDON, April 9: Nottingham-based Shiva Shrestha succumbed to COVID-19 infection on Wednesday, becoming the fifth Non-resident Nepali to die of the contagion in the past two weeks in the United Kingdom.
POKHARA, April 8: Seventy two samples for which the pathology lab report are available have tested negative for coronavirus in Gandaki State. One hundred and twenty four throat swab samples were collected so far in the state and sent for tests.
KATHMANDU, April 6: With the first case of local transmission of corona virus in the district of Kailali, COVID-19 has stepped into its second stage in Nepal—calling for more alarm and state interventions to cope with the upcoming threats.
Where will we be in six months, a year, ten years from now? I lie awake at night wondering what the future holds for my loved ones. My vulnerable friends and relatives. I wonder what will happen to my job, even though I’m luckier than many: I get good sick pay and can work remotely.
KATHMANDU, March 30: The Supreme Court on Monday ordered the government to provide immediate relief to the daily wage earners who have been struggling for necessities like food during the nationwide lockdown.
KATHMANDU, March 25: With the second case of novel coronavirus detected in Nepal, the ordinary public is grappling with fear and uncertainty. How long will this go? Will it contain or will it become contagious?
NEW YORK, March 13: Schools shut down across much of Europe. Gatherings were canceled or banned from California to Germany. And the coronavirus reached directly into the world’s centers of power Thursday, with politicians in Canada, Brazil, Spain and elsewhere either testing positive for the new virus or putting themselves in quarantine as fallout from the pandemic further upended daily life.
GENEVA/LONDON, March 12: The World Health Organization described the coronavirus outbreak as a pandemic for the first time on Wednesday as Britain and Italy announced multi-billion-dollar war chests to fight the disease.