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A youth held for spreading fake news on COVID-19

KATHMANDU, MARCH 21: Police on Saturday apprehended a youth from Sipadol of Bhaktapur on the charge of spreading fake news on COVID-19 through social media. According to Spokesperson of Nepal Police Sailesh Thapa Kshetri, Bibek Thapa Magar, 20, of Ramechhap was arrested by the Cyber Bureau of Nepal Police. On the...

Lockdown extend till May 7

Kathmandu - A meeting of the Council of Ministers held yesterday has decided to extend the stay-at-home order till May 7 as a measure to prevent the possible risk of COVID-19. The cabinet meeting held at the Prime Minister’s official residence took such decision to extend the lockdown order till May...

US reports 55, 413 deaths, 812, 966 infection cases

April-27: The current hub of corona virus USA the death toll and most infected number is at the peak, has reported deaths 55, 413 as of Monday morning. No new deaths have been reported in the last 24 hours according to Worldometer. Currently, 812, 966 coronavirus patients are undergoing treatment at various...

10 more new cases reported in Nepal

KATHMANDU: Nepal has confirmed 10 more new COVID-19 cases on Sunday, taking the total of infections to 69. Speaking at a regular press briefing, Dr Bikash Devkota, Spokesperson at Ministry of Health and Population said that a 36-year-old person from Chhapkaiya of Birgunj Municipality-3, and nine persons in Nepalgunj have tested...

KOICA supports medical items and relief fund

Kathmandu - The Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) has today donated six types of medical items total worth 78,000 US dollars for COVID-19 response to four of its partner hospitals in Nepal. Ambassador of the Republic of Korea Park Young-Sik handed over the medical items to the respective chairpersons and medical...

A 35 years old man died in Surkhet from Coronavirus

Kathmandu, June 23: A 35 years old man from Dullu Municipality, Dailekh has died of the coronavirus infection. He was undergoing treatment for Covid-19 for a week at the Karnali Provincial Hospital. The infected man breathed his last on Monday night at around 9:30, according to Dr. KN Poudel, the corona focal...

COVID-19 cases in Nepal crosses 10,000-mark

Kathmandu, June 23: The number of Coronavirus (Covid-19) cases in Nepal has crossed 10,000-mark with 538 new cases of coronavirus on Tuesday.  The total number of COVID-19 cases stands at 10,099, according to Jageshwar Gautam, the spokesperson for the Ministry of Health and Population. "538 persons tested positive for COVID-19 in the...

Nepal's Covid-19 tally has climbed to 11162

Kathmandu, June 25: With 434 new cases of coronavirus in the past 24 hours, Nepal's Covid-19 tally has climbed to 11162, the Health Ministry (MoHP) said. At a daily media briefing, Jageshwar Gautam, the spokesperson for the MoHP, said that 386 males and 48 females tested positive for coronavirus in the...

214 recover in Karnali from COVID-19

Kathmandu - A total of 214 persons have returned home from the hospital after recovering from Corona Virus on Saturday. They include 201 men and 13 women. Of them, 205 are from Dailekh. Altogether 132 persons including three women returned home from the isolation center in Naumule rural municipality of Dailekh,...

Almost one in four had COVID-19 in Delhi

On the recent government survey report, it is said that 23.48% of the 21,387 people whose blood samples were tested had Covid-19 antibodies. And, the blood samples were taken in random from the city.  Delhi has so far recorded 1,25,096 cases, equivalent to less than 1% of its population of 19.8...

COVAX will be in the market by early 2021

The World Health Organization (WHO) recently launched the COVAX Facility as a mechanism to guarantee rapid, fair, and equitable access to countries to a broad portfolio of vaccines and manufacturers to a demand-secure market. Several experimental vaccines for Covid-19 are in final-stage clinical trials and early results from two of...

15 new COVID-19 cases in the Kathmandu Valley

According to the Ministry of Health and Population, on Wednesday fifteen new cases of the coronavirus infection have been detected in Kathmandu valley,  were confirmed.  Of the newly infected, 14 persons hail from Kathmandu district while one case of contraction is from Bhaktapur. The infections were detected through tests conducted at National...

Kathmandu's Hadigau and Gahanapokhari area is sealed.

Kathmandu: The Gahanapokhari-Handigaun area of ​​Kathmandu has been sealed after eight people were found infected with a coronavirus in the same areas. The area was sealed after corona infections were found in Kotal Tol of Handigaun, east of Gahanapokhari. Chairman Ramesh Dangol of ward -5  informed the press on Saturday morning.  ...

Global IME Bank branch have been sealed

Kathmandu - Global IME Bank here has been sealed off after an employee was tested positive for coronavirus. Other employees at the bank have been kept in quarantine. The bank employee of 34-year-old from Mahottari district was found positive for the COVID-19. Lahan Municipality's health section chief Ram Sundar Yadav informed...

169 new case in the Valley

Though the government is taking various restrictive steps to control the spread of COVID-19, the Kathmandu Valley’s cases continue to increase. The Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) has confirmed 169 new cases of COVID-19 in Kathmandu Valley today. Of the 168 new cases, 139 were detected in Kathmandu, 15 were...

A week curfew in the Kathmandu Valley

District administration offices of Kathmandu Valley have decided to impose one-week curfew across the valley, the most populated urban centre in the country, beginning tomorrow midnight to August 26 to break the chain of COVID transmission. A meeting of chief district officers of all three districts held in Kathmandu on Monday...

The prohibitory order extended till September 2

A meeting of the Chief District Officers of Kathmandu, Lalitpur, and Bhaktapur on Tuesday evening had taken a decision that prohibitory order in the three districts of the valley would be extended by a week in view of the rapidly rising cases of coronavirus infection. The meeting, which also saw the...

2,020 new cases in last 24 hrs.

So far Nepal's COVID-19 tally had not reached 2000 case in 24 hrs but today the line has been crossed in the last 24 hours with which the country’s Covid-19 tally moved surpassed 60 thousand. As many as 2,020 more cases were logged taking the tally to 61,593, on Friday. The...

Corona repeats after 28 days too.

Kathmandu: The novel coronavirus can survive on smooth surfaces for up to 28 days, a new Australian study suggests.The study by Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), Australia’s national science agency, shows that, at 20 degrees Celsius, SARS-CoV-2 remains “extremely robust” and infectious on surfaces like paper and...

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus in self quarantine

Geneva: The World Health Organization chief said late Sunday (Nov 1) that he was self-quarantining after someone he had been in contact with tested positive for COVID-19, but stressed he had no symptoms. "I have been identified as a contact of someone who has tested positive for #COVID19," Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus...

3114 new cases in last 24 hours

Kathmandu, November 3: Covid-19 tally has reached 179,614 as of Tuesday afternoon according to the Ministry of Health and Population. The ministry says 3,114 new cases were confirmed in the country in the past 24 hours. Of the new cases, 1,468 are from the Kathmandu valley. In this period, 11,166 swab samples were...

Frontline worrier on the threat of being victim

Kathmandu: COVID-19 is a global pandemic and the number of new cases are arising rapidly in Nepal too. So as a consequence a frontline worrier a healthcare professionals have a crucial role in saving the lives of the infected patients.  Though the frontline workers are in maximum chances of getting infected...


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