KATHMANDU, Dec 25: Nepal has been recording as many as 200 to 280 cases a day with at least one death recorded daily. So far, the country has recorded 826,901 cases of COVID-19 and 11,582 deaths from the virus, as of Saturday. Likewise, 810,271 people have recovered.
KATHMANDU, September 3: The Ministry of Health and Population is to start clinical trial of vaccine against SARS-CoV-2 and cholera. Nepal Health Research Council is set to initiate the clinical trial of mRNA and cholera vaccines against the two diseases.
KATHMANDU, June 16: The Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) has said that the COVID-19 infection rate is still on the rise in 14 of the 77 districts despite prohibitory measures enforced to contain the spread of this viral disease.
KATHMANDU, May 28: Dr Krishna Prasad Paudel, director of the Epidemiology and Communicable Diseases Control Division has been appointed as the spokesperson of the Ministry of Health and Population ( MoHP).
KATHMANDU, May 17: Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) has urged District Administration Offices (DAOs) of 20 districts across the country to further tighten enforcement of ongoing prohibitory orders in view of rising cases of COVID-19.
KATHMANDU, April 21: Minister for Health and Population Hridayesh Tripathi has said that Nepal will also face serious impact from the corona infection if everyone does not strictly follow the public health protocols.
KATHMANDU, April 13: The Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) has projected Nepal’s COVID-19 case tally to surpass the 600,000 mark with a daily rise of more than 11,000 by the upcoming three months.
KATHMANDU, March 31: The Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) has urged chief district officers (CDOs) across the country to restrict all kinds of mass gatherings in view of the rising cases of COVID-19.
KATHMANDU, Dec 23: In view of the severe contagion of a new strain of the novel coronavirus discovered in the United Kingdom (UK), the government has asked the people arriving in Nepal from the UK between December 16 and 22 to stay at hotel quarantine for ten days.
KATHMANDU, Dec 7: The Ministry of Health and Population has directed the private hospitals not to charge additional fees to the patients in the name of health care services on the pretext of COVID-19 treatment.
KATHMANDU, Nov 22: A total of 5,699 persons who had earlier tested positive for the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) recovered in the past one day, the Ministry of Health and Population said in its daily COVID-19 update.
KATHMANDU, Oct 18: Nepal recorded 2,942 new cases, 2,326 recoveries and 12 deaths linked to the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) on Sunday, according to the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP).
KATHMANDU, Oct 14: The Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) said on Wednesday that 2,638 new cases, 2,174 recoveries and 12 deaths linked to the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) were recorded in the past 24 hours. This takes the country’s coronavirus case tally to 1,17,996.
KATHMANDU, Oct 7: The Kathmandu Valley, which has emerged as a hotspot for the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) infection in recent months, saw 1,684 additional cases of coronavirus in the past one day.