Distribution of COVID-19 'QR Code' Vaccination Certificate begins (Photo Feature)By Mahima Devkota
The National Ayurveda Research and Training Center (NARTC), Kirtipur, which has been designated to provide electronic vaccination certificates with QR codes to people travelling aboard, has begun the service from today.
Breastfeeding offers natural immunity to Coronavirus infected babies: Medical DoctorsBy Mahima Devkota
Medical doctors have recommended breastfeeding to Coronavirus infected babies as it is the best way to develop antibodies in children which in turn helps them to recover from infection.
COVID cases rise alarmingly, admission of patients to Valley hospital soarsBy Mahima Devkota
As per the daily report of MoHP, a total of 239 patients, 171 in ICU and 68 in ventilators, are receiving treatment in the 12 government hospitals that provide the COVID-19 treatment in the Kathmandu Valley.
Four hospitals in Kathmandu Valley start vaccination certification serviceBy Mahima Devkota
Four hospitals in Kathmandu Valley have started the vaccination certification service of the vaccinated denizens from today.
Nepal stands as first country to provide COVID-19 jabs in Asia Pacific region to refugeesBy Mahima Devkota
According to the report of UNHCR, as many as 668 refugees above the age of 65 had received vaccination against the virus during the nationwide vaccination campaign held on 7-23 March.
Nepal receives 6.5 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines so farBy Mahima Devkota
Nepal has received a total of 6,582,850 doses of COVID-19 vaccines via grants, purchases and under the COVAX facility so far.
Nation likely to face COVID-19 vaccines storage issueBy Mahima Devkota
Nepal can store up to 5 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine in eight vaccine storage centres across the country, which currently, is neck and neck to the storage capacity.
82,924 people receive second dose of Vero Cell on TuesdayBy Mahima Devkota
According to Dr Jhalak Sharma Gautam, chief of the National Immunisation Programme, 82,924 people were vaccinated with the second dose of Vero Cell yesterday in the vaccination campaign in 41 districts. “32,000 people have been vaccinated in the Kathmandu Valley, however, full details are yet to come,” said Dr. Gautam.
COVAX to deliver AstraZeneca vaccine to Nepal by this JulyBy Mahima Devkota
According to Dr. Taranath Pokhrel, director of the Family Welfare Division, the COVAX facility has notified that the delivery of AstraZeneca vaccines against COVID-19 will be made by this July. However, the exact date of delivery and the time of arrival is yet to be fixed, he added.
Daily COVID deaths below 20, lowest in two monthsBy Mahima Devkota
After 62 days the number of deaths from COVID-19 in Nepal has been recorded below 20 on Saturday.