Coronavirus

India reports 15,906 new COVID-19 cases in last 24 hours access_time2021-10-24

NEW DELHI, October 24: India reported 15,906 new COVID-19 cases and 16,479 recoveries in the past 24 hours, informed the Ministry of Health and Family welfare on Sunday. With this, the active caseload of the country now stands at 1,72,594 in the countr...

US to provide 100,620 Pfizer vaccines to Nepal access_time2021-10-24

KATHMANDU: The United States of America is donating as many as 100,620 doses of Pfizer vaccines to Nepal.  According to the US Embassy in Nepal, those vaccines will arrive in Kathmandu on Monday.  The US government had earlier prov...

Infographics: COVID-19 updates (Oct 22) access_time2021-10-22

Daily updates (Oct 22, 2021)  Samples tested: 9,376  New Cases: 708  Recovery/ Discharge:  932  Vaccinated:  58,853  Deaths: 11  Active cases: 10,946   Total tests:  PCR: ...

Pfizer says its vaccine booster restores full protection against COVID-19 access_time2021-10-22

WASHINGTON, Oct. 22: Pfizer and BioNTech announced Thursday that a large-scale trial of their COVID-19 vaccine booster showed it restored full protection against the disease. In a Phase 3 randomized, controlled trial, a Pfizer-BioNTech booster dose ...

China to donate additional 2 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine access_time2021-10-19

KATHMANDU: China is to provide an additional two million COVID-19 vaccines to Nepal. This was announced by State Councilor and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the People’s Republic of China Wang Yi during a telephone conversation with Minister for...

India reports 13,058 new COVID-19 cases, lowest tally in 231 days access_time2021-10-19

NEW DELHI, October 19: India reported 13,058 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, which is the lowest in 231 days, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Tuesday. With this, the Indian active caseload stands at 1,83,118, which is also the low...

UK records nearly 50,000 new COVID-19 cases access_time2021-10-19

LONDON, Oct. 19 : Another 49,156 people in Britain have tested positive for COVID-19, marking the largest daily rise since lockdown rules ended in England three months ago, according to official figures released Monday. For the sixth consecutive day...

COVID-19: Nine deaths and 591 new infections access_time2021-10-18

KATHMANDU: A total of 591 new cases of COVID-19 werer reported on Monday. New infections were revealed in 9,697 tests, according to the Ministry of Health and Population. The infection rate is 18.6 percent.  There are still 11,874 activ...

India's COVID-19 active caseload drops to 2,46,687, lowest in 203 days access_time2021-10-06

NEW DELHI, October 6 : After 24,770 recoveries were recorded in the last 24 hours, India's COVID-19 active caseload dropped to 2,46,687, the lowest in 203 days. As per the official release by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, 18,833 new ca...

Russia reports more than 900 Covid deaths in 24 hours for first time access_time2021-10-06

MOSCOW, Oct 6: Russia on Wednesday reported more than 900 daily coronavirus deaths for the first time, as the country struggles with stubbornly high infection rates driven by the Delta variant and low vaccination take-up. A government tally recorded...

COVID-19: 1030 cases, 1,000 recoveries and 10 deaths reported Monday access_time2021-10-04

KATHMANDU:  As many as 1,030 new cases of novel coronavirus disease were detected in Nepal through 10,874 tests carried out across the country on Monday.  With this, the total number of cases in the country has reached  798,004 throug...

India logs 22,842 new COVID-19 cases, 244 deaths in last 24 hours access_time2021-10-03

NEW DELHI, October 3: India reported 22,842 new COVID cases and 244 deaths due to infection in the last 24 hours, the Union Health Ministry informed on Sunday. Of these, Kerala logged 13,217 new COVID cases and 121 deaths in the last 24 hours. Accor...

UK records another 30,301 coronavirus cases access_time2021-10-03

LONDON, Oct. 3 : Another 30,301 people in Britain have tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the total number of coronavirus cases in the country to 7,871,014, according to official figures released Saturday. The country also recorded another 121 coro...

COVID-10: 29.2 percent of total population fully vaccinated access_time2021-10-02

KATHMANDU: As many as 6,348,279 people have been fully vaccinated against the coronavirus disease since Nepal launched the vaccination campaign in January-end. This accounts for 29.2 percent of the total population of the country, according to the...

Photos: People flock to marketplaces flouting COVID-19 protocol access_time2021-10-02

KATHMANDU: As Dashain, one of the biggest festivals observed in Nepal, is drawing closer, people are busy shopping for necessary goods and commodities.  Marketplaces in Kathmandu including Ason, Indrachowk, New Road and Sundhara are seen overfl...

COVID-19: 1,066 new cases detected, 938 patients recover access_time2021-10-01

KATHMANDU: Officials on Friday confirmed as many as 1,066 new coronavirus cases and 938 recoveries.  A total of 898 cases were detected through the RT-PCR tests and 168 others through antigen testing methods, revealed the daily coronavirus upda...

COVID-19: 1078 new cases, 12 deaths reported Thursday access_time2021-09-30

KATHMANDU:  As many as 1,078 new cases of the novel coronavirus disease were detected across the country in the past 24 hours as of Thursday afternoon.  With this, the total number of infections has reached 795,061 [via RT-PCR tests] and 9...

India reports 26,041 new COVID-19 cases access_time2021-09-27

NEW DELHI, September 27: India reported 26,041 new COVID-19 infections in the last 24 hours, said the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Monday. The active caseload now stands at 2,99,620 which is the lowest in 191 days. The active cases...

1,476 new corona cases detected Friday access_time2021-09-24

KATHMANDU: As many as  1,476 of those 15,690 samples tested positive for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19)  on Friday. According to the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP), the total number of infections has reached 78,9872 (through ...