Socialism & COVID-19 Response

Take vaccine against COVID-19 without qualms: Leaders access_timeअसार ३, २०२१

Speaker Agni Prasad Sapkota has urged all citizens to take the vaccine against COVID-19 without any hesitation as it has been verified through scientific research. The Speaker made the appeal while talking to journalists after getting vaccinated a...

Speaker and former Prime Ministers vaccinated against COVID-19 access_timeअसार ३, २०२१

Speaker Agni Prasad Sapkota has got himself vaccinated against COVID-19 today. He went to the vaccination centre at Civil Service Hospital at Minbhawan and took the first dose of the anti-COVID-19 vaccine. Similarly, former Prime Ministers Pushpa Ka...

New hope in Covid crisis as US approves third vaccine access_timeजेठ २८, २०२१

The Covid-battered United States authorized Johnson & Johnson's vaccine for emergency use Saturday, offering a glimmer of hope as Britain said farewell to fundraising war veteran Captain Tom Moore who died of the virus earlier this month. ...

Uttarakhand: COVID-19 test mandatory for people arriving from five states access_timeजेठ २३, २०२१

The Uttarakhand government on Tuesday issued an order to make the COVID-19 test mandatory for people coming from Maharashtra, Gujarat, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh in the wake of a surge in coronavirus cases in these states. "Due t...

Thailand approves China's Sinovac vaccine for emergency use access_timeजेठ २३, २०२१

Thailand has approved Sinovac Biotech's COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use, paving the way for the country to receive its first vaccine shipment of 200,000 doses from the Chinese biopharmaceutical firm Wednesday. The country's Food and Dru...

Afghanistan begins Covid vaccine campaign amid surge in violence access_timeजेठ २३, २०२१

Afghanistan on Tuesday launched a Covid-19 vaccination campaign aimed at inoculating hundreds of thousands, as the war-weary nation reels from near-daily attacks by insurgents.  Doctors, security personnel, and journalists were among the firs...

India's COVID-19 tally crosses 11-mln mark access_timeजेठ २२, २०२१

India's COVID-19 tally crossed the 11-million mark, reaching 11,005,850 on Monday as 14,199 new cases were registered during the past 24 hours, said the latest data from the federal health ministry.     According to the official data,...

Brazil's COVID-19 death toll nears 250,000 access_timeजेठ २२, २०२१

Brazil registered 527 deaths from COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, raising the death toll to 246,504, the Ministry of Health reported on Sunday.     The ministry also reported 29,026 more cases, bringing the national count to 10,168,174. Bra...

Pfizer jab 95.8% effective against Covid: Israel health ministry access_timeजेठ २१, २०२१

Israel's health ministry said Saturday recent data from its aggressive coronavirus vaccination campaign showed two doses of the Pfizer/BioNTech jab were nearly 96 percent effective against infection. Israel's inoculation campaign is regard...

Four new variants of coronavirus found access_timeजेठ २१, २०२१

One more Nepali died of coronavirus abroad this week. According to the Non-Resident Nepali Association (NRNA), the death is from the United Kingdom and with this, the number of Nepali succumbing to the viral disease in different 21 countries has reac...

Over 5,000 administered vaccine against Covid-19 in Siraha access_timeजेठ २१, २०२१

A total of 5,353 persons have received vaccine against Covid-19 in Siraha district.  According to the District Health Office, the vaccination drive was launched in two rounds through various designated healthcare centres in the district such as...

India's COVID-19 tally rises to 10,950,201 access_timeजेठ १८, २०२१

India's COVID-19 tally rose to 10,950,201 on Thursday, as 12,881 new cases were registered during the past 24 hours, the latest data from the federal health ministry showed. According to the official data, the death toll mounted to 156,014 as ...

India's COVID-19 tally rises to 10,937,320 access_timeजेठ १७, २०२१

India's COVID-19 tally rose to 10,937,320 on Wednesday as 11,610 new cases were registered during the past 24 hours, said the latest data from the federal health ministry. According to the official data, the death toll mounted to 155,913 with ...

Brazil's COVID-19 death toll tops 240,000 access_timeजेठ १७, २०२१

Brazil's COVID-19 death toll surpassed 240,000 on Tuesday, a day usually marked by boisterous Carnival celebrations that were canceled this year due to the novel coronavirus pandemic. The country registered 1,167 COVID-19 deaths and 55,271 new...

WHO gives global green light for AstraZeneca Covid shot access_timeजेठ १६, २०२१

 The World Health Organization gave emergency use approval to AstraZeneca's Covid-19 vaccines on Monday, meaning distribution can start to poorer countries starved of doses to fight the pandemic. The AstraZeneca-Oxford jab forms the bulk of...

India's COVID-19 tally reaches 10,916,589 as active cases rise access_timeजेठ १५, २०२१

India's COVID-19 tally rose to 10,916,589 on Monday as 11,649 new cases were registered during the past 24 hours, said the latest data from the health ministry.     The death toll mounted to 155,732 as 90 COVID-19 patients died since ...

COVID-19 vaccination in Karnali access_timeजेठ १४, २०२१

Vaccination against COVID-19 resumed in Karnali today, for those who missed it in the first round. The arrangement for vaccination has been made in all the 12 vaccination centres in the province targeting those who could not take it for various reaso...

Brazil registered 54,742 COVID-19 infections access_timeमाघ ३०, २०७७

Brazil registered 54,742 COVID-19 infections and 1,351 deaths in the past 24 hours, bringing the totals to 9,713,909 cases and 236,201 deaths, the health ministry said on Thursday.

Government to administer vaccine against COVID-19 to second priority persons from Feb 14 access_timeजेठ ११, २०२१

The government is to administer Covishield vaccine against coronavirus to the second priority persons of the first phase from February 14.   Spokesperson of the Ministry of Health and Population, Prof Dr Jageshwor Gautam, said that second pri...

India's COVID-19 tally rises to 10,871,294 as new cases per day see rise access_timeजेठ ११, २०२१

India's COVID-19 tally rose to 10,871,294 on Thursday as 12,923 new cases were registered during the past 24 hours, said the latest data from the federal health ministry. According to the official data, the death toll mounted to 155,360 as 108...