KATHMANDU, Jan 12: The Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) has urged all parents to take their children to the nearest health facility for vaccination against rubella and measles.

KATHMANDU, June 20: For the first time in Nepal, a vaccine against COVID-19 arrived on Sunday that can be administered to children aged below 11. With American aid, 2.2 million doses of the vaccine arrived in Nepal from America on Sunday. Pfizer vaccine 9 BioNTech vaccine pediatric has arrived in Nepal.

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

KARNALI, April 21: Karnali Province government has administered both doses of vaccine against COVID- 19 to 66 percent eligible population above 18 years.

KATHMANDU, April 17: The government has claimed that it has succeeded in meeting the target of the nationwide vaccination campaign against COVID-19. According to Joint-Spokesperson Dr Sameer Kumar Adhikari of the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP), the government's goal of fully vaccinating all the population above 18 years of age by May 2022 has almost been achieved.

KATHMANDU, April 3: The Ministry of Health and Population has made arrangements to provide booster doses of COVID-19 vaccines three months after the completion of the first vaccination.

ITAHARI, March 29: Sixty-one percent of the population of Province 1 has obtained the complete dose of COVID-19 vaccines.

KATHMANDU, March 28: The Ministry of Health and Population is to administer the vaccine against typhoid, targeting children from 15 months to 15 years of age.

KATHMANDU, March 13: Nepal recorded 65 new cases of COVID-19 along with 192 recoveries and zero deaths from the deadly virus on Sunday, according to the information released by the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP).

KATHMANDU, March 6: The government has urged the people to continue following safety and health protocols although the rate of COVID-19 infection is decreasing at the moment.

KATHMANDU, March 4: Nepal recorded 126 new cases of COVID-19 along with 385 recoveries and one death from the deadly virus on Friday, according to the information provided by the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP).

KATHMANDU, March 2: National Assembly Chairman Ganesh Prasad Timilsina has said that all the citizens should be administered the full-dose of vaccine against COVID-19 before the upcoming election.

NEW DELHI, March 2: India's COVID-19 tally rose to 42,938,599 on Wednesday with 7,554 new cases registered during the past 24 hours across the country, showed the federal health ministry's latest data.

NEW DELHI, Feb 28: With 8,013 new COVID-19 infections in the last 24 hours, India on Monday witnessed a drop in the daily cases, the Union Ministry of Health informed.

KATHMANDU, Feb 27: Nepal recorded 111 new cases of COVID-19 along with 415 recoveries and one death from the deadly virus on Sunday, according to the information released by the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP).

KATHMANDU, Feb 23: Nepal recorded 312 new cases of COVID-19 along with 911 recoveries and two deaths from the deadly virus on Wednesday, according to the information released by the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP).

India reports 13,405 new COVID-19 cases

February 22, 2022 16:44 pm

NEW DELHI, Feb 22: India's COVID-19 tally rose to 42,851,929 on Tuesday with 13,405 new cases registered during the past 24 hours across the South Asian country, showed the federal health ministry's latest data.

India reports 16,051 new COVID-19 cases

February 21, 2022 15:57 pm

NEW DELHI, Feb 21: India's COVID-19 tally rose to 42,838,524 on Monday, as 16,051 new cases were registered during the past 24 hours across the country, the Health Ministry's latest data showed.

NEW DELHI, Feb 18: India's COVID-19 tally rose to 42,780,235 on Friday, as 25,920 new cases were registered during the past 24 hours across the country, showed the federal health ministry's latest data. Besides, 492 deaths due to the pandemic since Thursday morning took the total death toll to 510,905.

Feb 16: Vaccinating pregnant women against the coronavirus may help prevent COVID-19 hospitalizations in infants after they are born, especially if the expecting mothers got the shots later in their pregnancy, U.S. researchers reported on Tuesday.

KHALANGA, Feb 13: Nearly 85 percent of the eligible people from all eight local levels of Jumla district have been vaccinated against COVID-19. Information officer for the District Public Health Office, Prem Bahadur Sarki shared that 69,332 people have been vaccinated against COVID-19 in the district so far.

KATHMANDU, Feb 13: Minister for Education, Science and Technology Devendra Poudel has said that children aged between 4 to12 years would be vaccinated against COVID-19 at the earliest as per recommendation by the World Health Organization.

NEW DELHI, Feb 12: As many as 50,407 fresh COVID19 cases were reported in the country, informed the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Saturday. With this, the country's active caseload currently stands at 6,10,443 which accounts for 1.43 percent of total cases.

RUKUM, Feb 12: A total of 1,400 people received booster doses in Rukum (East).  A campaign was launched to administer booster jabs in the district from January 24.

KATHMANDU, Feb 11: Nepal recorded 1,128 new cases, 2,215 recoveries and 14 deaths from COVID-19 on Friday, according to the information released by the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP).

KANCHANPUR, Feb 7: As many as 60,000 students between 12-17 years of age have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in Kanchanpur district, according to the District Health Office.

NEW DELHI, Feb 7; COVID-19 third wave in the country seems to have weakened with fresh infections recorded in the last 24 hours dropping below the 100,000 mark for the first time, after almost a month.

KATHMANDU, Feb 5: School students from 12 to 17 years old age group receiving vaccine against COVID-19 at Saraswati secondary school Thecho Lalitpur on Saturday.

BAITADI, Feb 4: Over 1.6 million people have so far got COVID-19 vaccines in the Far Western Province.

BAGLUNG, Feb 4: Citizens between 62 and 64 years of age in the district are being administered a booster dose of the vaccine against COVID-19 from today. Nearly 3,500 senior citizens of this age group will get the booster dose. The booster dose is being given to senior citizens taking the second dose and completing six months from the date of taking the second dose, Vaccination Supervisor of the District Health Office, Raju Khattri, said.

KATHMANDU, Feb 3: Nepal has achieved a new milestone in the vaccination campaign against COVID-19. Nepal has given full dose vaccines to 70 percent of people who are above 18 years of age.

KATHMANDU, Feb 2: Children aged above 17 and below 18 have demanded to be vaccinated against COVID-19 amid a vaccination program administering COVID-19 vaccines to children aged 12-17 under the direction of the government.

KATHMANDU, Jan 31: Over 3.2 million people in Lumbini Province have received their first dose of vaccine against COVID-19.

KATHMANDU, Jan 29: Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has started administering COVID-19 vaccines to students (between 12 to 17 years), who have not received a single dose of vaccination against COVID-19.

KATHMANDU, Jan 29: The government has started administering a 'booster' dose of coronavirus to senior citizens above 60 years of age.

Jan 29: The following is a summary of some recent studies on COVID-19. They include research that warrants further study to corroborate the findings and that has yet to be certified by peer review.

RUPANDEHI, Jan 24: Minister for Health, Population and Family Welfare of Lumbini Province Indrajit Tharu has announced to vaccinate all citizens of the province against COVID-19 by March 14.

KATHMANDU, Jan 24: Nepal recorded 10,319 new cases of COVID-19 on Monday along with 2,540 recoveries and four deaths, according to the latest information provided by the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP).

KATHMANDU, Jan 23: Nepal recorded 6,462 new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday along with 1,416 recoveries and four deaths, according to the latest information provided by the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP).

KATHMANDU, Jan 22: Nepal recorded 10,254 new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday along with 708 recoveries and 16 deaths, according to the latest information provided by the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP).

NEW DELHI, Jan 21: India reported 3,47,254 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours and the daily positivity rate stood at 17.94 percent, said the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Friday. The fresh infections are 29,722 more than yesterday. On Thursday, India logged 3,17,532 new COVID-19 cases.

JAJARKOT, Jan 21: People in three rural municipalities in Upper Dolpa have been deprived of Covid-19 vaccines though the District Health Service Office has been running the vaccination drive in the lower belts of the district to the students from 12 to 17 years.

KATHMANDU, Jan 18: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has said that vaccination against COVID-19 and adherence to health protocol as well as awareness are needed to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

BIRATNAGAR, Jan 17: Minister for Health and Population, Birodh Khatiwada has said that the vaccination campaign against COVID-19 is going ahead with high priority.

NEW DELHI, Jan 15: India recorded 2,68,833 fresh COVID-19 cases and 402 fatalities in the last 24 hours, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said on Saturday. The fresh infections are 4,631 more than yesterday.

KATHMANDU, Jan 15: Despite being vaccinated, there are still chances of contracting the COVID-19 virus. However, according to the Ministry of Health and Population, the effects of the coronavirus among vaccinated people is less than others.

KATHMANDU, Jan 15: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has stressed the need for unity among everyone at such a time when the COVID-19 is wreaking havoc around the world.

CHITWAN, Jan 13: Members of Chepang community in the district are refusing to be vaccinated against COVID-19 even as the risk of the third wave of the pandemic is high lately. It has been found that the people of this minority community, which lives a nomadic life, are not much interested in the vaccination.

KATHMANDU, Jan 13: With the government making it mandatory to have vaccination cards to avail public service starting January 21, the number of people getting vaccination against COVID-19 has increased across the Kathmandu Valley.

KATHMANDU, Jan 12: People have lined up to receive vaccines at Civil Service Hospital in Kathmandu after the government made it mandatory to have a vaccination card for people to enter public offices, hotels, restaurants, cinemas, stadiums, to use air services, or even to enter a public park from January 21.