Coronavirus

Country records 3, 125 new COVID-19 cases access_time2021-08-02

KATHMANDU, Aug 2: Coronavirus was detected among 3, 125 more individuals across the country on Monday. According to the Ministry of Health and Population, the new number of coronavirus cases was detected in the course of conducting 13,811 RT-PCR and An...

Senior citizens to receive booster dose after two weeks access_time2021-08-02

KATHMANDU, Aug 2: Senior citizens above the age of 60, who had earlier received the first dose of Covishield vaccine against the coronavirus disease, will receive the second jab after two weeks.  Umesh Shrestha, Minister of State for Healt...

Nepal  reports 3,106 new COVID-19 cases access_time2021-07-31

KATHMANDU, July 31: A total of 3,106 new cases of COVID-19 were reported in the country in the past 24 hours as of Saturday, according to the Ministry of Health and Population. New cases were detected through 9,263 RT-PCR tests and 4,256 antigen tests ...

Govt to bring 18.3 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine by mid October access_time2021-07-31

KATHMANDU, July 31: The government is to bring 18.3 million doses of anti-COVID vaccine by coming mid October. Releasing a press statement on Friday, Spokesperson at Ministry of Health and Science, Dr Krishna Prasad Poudel, informed that a total of ...

COVID-19: Nepal reports 3,840 new cases, 33 deaths access_time2021-07-28

KATHMANDU, July 28: Nepal on Wednesday confirmed 3,840 new cases and 33 more deaths.  Health ministry shared that new cases were detected through the 15,808 tests carried out at labs across the country.  With this, COVID-19 casetal...

Corona cases keep soaring, 3,899 people diagnosed on Tuesday alone access_time2021-07-27

KATHMANDU, July 27: Nepal has reported a total of 3,899 new cases of the novel coronavirus disease on Tuesday.  According to the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP), those cases were detected through 17,518 tests carried out across the ...

Corona cases keep soaring, 3,421 new cases detected access_time2021-07-26

KATHMANDU, July 26: Nepal reported a sharp rise in the number of new COVID-19 cases on Monday.  According to the health ministry, 3,421 new cases were detected through the 17,272 tests carried out across the country on Monday.  The numb...

Third wave of coronavirus may begin by October 1: Health Ministry access_time2021-07-26

KATHMANDU, July 26: Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) has projected that the third wave of the novel coronavirus disease  (COVID-19) may begin from October 1 later this year.  Presenting a brief description of the efforts made by th...

Prohibitory orders in Valley extended till August 4 access_time2021-07-25

KATHMANDU, July 25: Ongoing prohibitory orders in the Kathmandu Valley have been extend by another 10 days. With this, the three districts in the Valley will be under the restriction orders until August 4.  According to the recent orders, ...

54 percent of those dying of COVID-19 in Nepal are senior citizens above 60 access_time2021-07-25

KATHMANDU, July 25: COVID-18 fatality tally of Nepal is inching closer to 10,000. Since the first death case was reported on May 16, 2020, Nepal has witnessed at least 9,695 fatalities.  The second wave of the disease triggered by a deadly...

19,012 COVID-19 cases, 168 deaths reported last week access_time2021-07-24

KATHMANDU, July 24: With prohibitory orders being relaxed following the peak level of the second wave of the coronavirus disease, Nepal has been reporting a rise in the day-wise case count in the past few days.  According to the data relea...

Gautam Buddha Int’l Airport in final stage, preparing for  its test operation access_time2021-07-24

KATHMANDU, July 24: The under-construction Gautam Buddha International Airport has come to a final stage of its preparation for its test operation.  Preparation has been made for test operation after the completion of technical tasks of th...

People above 18 to be inoculated with J&J vaccine in Kathmandu access_time2021-07-21

KATHMANDU, July 21: People above 18 years of age will also receive Johnson and Johnson vaccine against the coronavirus disease in Kathmandu district from Wednesday. The Department of Health Services shared that as many 140,000 doses of the single-sh...

Corona cases on rise, 3,108 people diagnosed on Tuesday access_time2021-07-20

KATHMANDU, July 20: Officials confirmed a total of 3,108 new cases of the novel coronavirus disease in the past 24  hours as of Tuesday afternoon.  According to the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP), those cases were detected throug...

India reports 30,093 new COVID-19 cases in last 24 hours, lowest in 125 days access_time2021-07-20

NEW DELHI, July 20: With 30,093 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, India reported the lowest daily positive cases in the last 125 days. With an increased recovery rate of 97.37 per cent, India witnessed 45,254 recoveries from COVID-19 in the...

UK reports another 48,161 daily coronavirus cases access_time2021-07-19

LONDON, July 19: Britain has reported another 48,161 coronavirus cases in the latest 24-hour period, bringing the total number of coronavirus cases in the country to 5,433,939, according to official figures released Sunday.       ...

India reports 38,164 new COVID-19 cases, recovery rate reaches 97.32 pc access_time2021-07-19

NEW DELHI, July 19: With an increased recovery rate of 97.32 per cent, India witnessed 38,660 recoveries from COVID-19 in the last 24 hours, taking the recovery tally to 3,03,08,456. As many as 38,164 new COVID-19 cases were reported in the last 2...

Single-shot J&J vaccination administration kicks off (Photo Feature) access_time2021-07-19

KATHMANDU, July 19: Administration of Johnson & Johnson vaccine against the coronavirus disease has kicked off.  The US-made vaccine, which works on a single shot, is being administered to people, aged between 50 and 54. Similarly, people w...

India logs 41,157 new COVID-19 cases, 518 deaths access_time2021-07-18

NEW DELHI, July 18: India recorded 41,157 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, taking the daily positivity rate to 2.13 per cent, the Union Health Ministry informed on Sunday. The daily positivity rate has been below 3 per cent for 27 consecut...

Govt bringing 3.2 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines from China by July 30 access_time2021-07-18

KATHMANDU, July 18: The government is preparing to bring 3.2 million doses of vaccines against coronavirus disease by July 30 from neighbouring China.  According to assistant spokesperson for the Ministry of Health and Population, Dr Samir Kuma...