COVID-19 could get a lot worse in Nepal: PM Oli07 May, 2020
Issuing a video message on the occasion of Buddha Jayanti, PM Oli said, "The COVID-19 pandemic has led the entire world to a terrifying phase. The number of infections and deaths due to COVID-19 has been increasing daily."
NCP secretariat meeting: Agenda of SC to be drawn by two chairsBy RSS
NCP spokesperson Narayankaji Shrestha told media persons that the two chairs are yet to complete their groundwork regarding the process for framing agenda and proposal in line with the spirit of May 2 secretariat meeting.
Bring Nepalis in foreign land home: CommitteeBy RSS
The Committee directed the government to carry out necessary homework by holding bilateral discussion to bring the Nepalis trapped in different places of India and border areas after Indian administration urged the Nepalis at borders to return back home.
COVID-19 cases in Parsa reach 24, 18 of same family06 May, 2020
Out of 24 patients, 18 are of the same family. 17 people identified with COVID-19 on Wednesday and a 36-year old COVID-19 patient confirmed on May 3 belong to the same family.
103 vehicles attempting to enter Kathmandu Valley returned from entry pointBy RSS
A total of 103 vehicles trying to enter the Kathmandu Valley without vehicle permit during the ongoing lockdown were returned from the entry point on Tuesday. Those with essential supplies, however, have been allowed the entry.
Lockdown extended for 11 days, till May 1806 May, 2020
Considering the threat of spread of COVID-19, the meeting of the Council of Ministers held today at the PM's residence, Baluwatar, decided to extend the lockdown until May 18, said Surya Thapa, press advisor to the PM.
NAC wide-body planes flying to Beijing and Sydney todayBy RSS
The national flag-carrier, Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC), is operating two chartered flights today. The NAC's wide-body aircraft each will take off for Beijing and Sydney. The planes have been chartered by the private businessmen to bring the essential medical supplies and by the related countries to rescue their citizens from Nepal, NAC spokesperson Archana Khadka said.
Three recovered patients test positive for COVID-19 again: MoHP06 May, 2020
Three persons, one from Kathmandu and two from Birgunj, who were discharged after recovering from COVID-19, have tested positive for the virus in the follow up test done through PCR technique.
Measures adopted by Govt. effective in checking COVID-19 spread: HLCC05 May, 2020
Narayan Prasad Bidari, secretary of the Office of Council of Ministers said, "In the current scenario, implementation of lockdown has become successful in preventing the spread of COVID-19. This preventive measure should be continued more effectively."
Alternative treatment emphasized for COVID-19 prevention: Minister DhakalBy RSS
Receiving a monetary assistance worth Rs 300,000 from Sowa Rigpa Association Nepal here today, Minister Dhakal shared that the government has issued directives to resort to Ayurveda as well as alternative remedy for prevention of infections like COVID-19.
66,000 samples tested across countryBy RSS
Information to this was shared by Spokesperson at Ministry of Health and Population, Dr Bikash Devkota, during a regular press meet organized at the Ministry on Tuesday.
Chitwan DAO, DPO investigating alleged theft of medical equipment from Corona hospitalBy RSS
According to Chief District Officer Narayan Prasad Bhattarai, investigations into the matter are going on and the findings are expected to come within the next few days.
Except for emergencies, entry into Kathmandu valley unlikely05 May, 2020
Desite having the entry pass, the vehicles are not permitted to get through the capital city from border points—Nagdhunga, Pharping, Mudkhu, Jagati and Jarsinghpauwa—except for emergencies. Now, only the vehicles carrying highly essentials goods and health supplies would be permitted to enter the capital city from other districts.
Health professionals from WHO, MoHP deployed in Nepalgunj05 May, 2020
Following confirmation of 23 COVID-19 positive cases, health workers from World Health Organisation (WHO), Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) and State 5 Ministry of Social Development have been deployed in Nepalgunj. Nareshman Shrestha, focal person of District Public Health Office, Banke said that the team was involved in contact tracing of people who had come in direct contact with the COVID-19 patients.
368 swab samples test COVID-19 negative in Saptari04 May, 2020
The swab samples were sent to BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences (BPKIHS), Dharan where all of the COVID-19 suspects tested negative for the virus, said Duniya Lal Yadav, Chief of District Health Office.
Various areas of Nepalgunj sealed04 May, 2020
Following 15 new cases of COVID-19 in Nepalgunj, various places of Bannke have been sealed on Monday.
High alert measures placed in State 5 following 17 coronavirus cases in two daysBy RSS
High alert measures have been placed in State 5 following the confirmation of 17 coronavirus infection cases. Seventeen people have been confirmed to have contracted the virus in the State on last Saturday and Sunday. A man from Rupandehi, who had been working at tailor shops at Gandhinagar in India, was said to have transmitted the virus infection to others. The tailor worker had reached the State at 1.00pm on April 7 from his workplace at Gandhinagar.
Eleven Indians sneaking out through border heldBy RSS
Eleven Indian Muslims were apprehended while trying to cross the Nepal-India border this morning amidst the lockdown. These people were arrested with the help of Nepal Police and the Armed Police Force as they were attempting to cross the border to India via Bathanaha village of Marasiswa municipality-9 in the early morning, Baliram Raya, the municipality's Ward Chair, said.
Prez summons meeting of Federal Parliament for May 803 May, 2020
Issuing a press statement, Keshav Ghimire, a spokesperson for Sheetal Niwas, the President's Office, stated that the President had called the sessions of both the HoR and NA for May 8 as per constitutional provision mentioned in the Article 93 (1) of the Constitution.