Over 43,000 given second dose Vero Cell jabs in KMCBy RSS
The total of 43,018 people have been administered the second dose of COVID-19 vaccines at the centers set up by the Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC), said the KMC.
1.5 million people in Nepal unable to get second COVID-19 vaccine dose as India curbs exportsBy The Rising Nepal
A total of 1.5 million people in Nepal are not able to get their second dose of a Covid-19 vaccine, as the country's stocks run out and supply prospects have become clouded by India’s curb on vaccine exports.
Lack of medical attention to those in home isolation claiming livesBy The Rising Nepal
“Those staying in home isolations suffer from fever and the common cold. They seek medical attention only when their medical conditions worsen. However, by that time it is already too late,” said Dr. Bhim Kanta Jaisi of Salyan District Hospital.
8,064 new cases of COVID-19, 7,989 recoveries, 246 fatalities in 24 hoursBy The Rising Nepal
With 8,064 new cases of COVID-19 confirmed on Wednesday, the nation's novel coronavirus tally has reached 480,418.
'New variant is more complex and fatal than the previous ones'By The Rising Nepal
The new variant is complex and fatal than the coronavirus strains that prevailed around us before. This variant is highly infectious and a huge number of people have already contracted it.
New, highly infectious variant of SARS-CoV-2 also detected in NepalBy The Rising Nepal
"In the gene sequencing done in coordination with the World Health Organisation (WHO) by collecting 35 swab samples from various parts of the nation last week, a new B.1.617.2 variant was detected in 97 per cent of the samples," informed the Health Ministry.
8,136 new cases of COVID-19, 6,891 recoveries, 196 fatalities in 24 hoursBy The Rising Nepal
In 20,286 Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) tests done in the past 24 hours, a total of 8,136 persons were found infected with SARS-CoV-2, informed the Health Ministry during its regular update.
100-bed COVID-19 hospital at ward office building in PokharaBy The Rising Nepal
Following a massive increase in cases of coronavirus infection, the PMC decided to operate a COVID-19 hospital at the building of the PMC Ward 27 office.
Coming weeks to be hard: MoHPBy The Rising Nepal
The Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) has warned that the coming weeks will be difficult for Nepal and urged the need for collective efforts from each is a must to tackle the deadly COVID-19 infection.
Nepal doesn't have enough COVID-19 test kits for Nepalis returning from IndiaBy The Rising Nepal
At least two districts in Nepal do not have enough Covid-19 test kits to test all Nepali nationals entering the country from India, district officials told CNN.
9,198 new cases of COVID-19, 5,767 recoveries, 214 fatalities in 24 hoursBy The Rising Nepal
In 21,653 Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) tests done in the past 24 hours, a total of 9,198 persons were found infected with SARS-CoV-2, informed the Health Ministry during its regular update.
Mustang continues to battle against COVID-19 with limited health infrastructuresBy The Rising Nepal
Due to the limited infrastructures and human resources, Mustang is at high risk of facing a grave situation of COVID-19 crisis," said Aryal. He added that the infection rate had increased in the district due to the increased flow of tourists and various religious and cultural works.
No shortage of oxygen in Gandaki ProvinceBy The Rising Nepal
While the nation is facing a shortage of oxygen cylinders for the treatment of COVID-19 patients, no fatalities have been recorded in Gandaki Province due to the unavailability of oxygen support.
7,316 new cases of COVID-19, 6,648 recoveries, 145 fatalities in 24 hoursBy The Rising Nepal
In 19,539 Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) tests done in the past 24 hours, a total of 7,316 persons were found infected with SARS-CoV-2, informed Dr. Jageshwor Gautam, spokesperson at the Health Ministry in the regular press briefing.
Following health protocols, contact tracing only way out of pandemicBy The Rising Nepal
The MoHP has been requesting the public every day to follow all the health safety protocols to stay safe from COVID-19 and to prevent its spread.
Hundreds of bodies found buried along Indian riverbanksBy The Rising Nepal
Police are reaching out to villagers in northern India to investigate the recovery of bodies buried in shallow sand graves or washing up on the Ganges River banks, prompting speculation on social media that they were the remains of COVID-19 victims.
Second dose of Vero Cell COVID-19 vaccination campaign startedBy The Rising Nepal
The government has begun the administration of the second dose of the Vero Cell COVID-19 vaccine from today.
8,046 new cases, 5,455 recoveries and 187 fatalities from COVID-19 in 24 hoursBy The Rising Nepal
In 17,971 Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) tests done in the past 24 hours, a total of 8,046 persons were found infected with SARS-CoV-2, informed the Health Ministry in its regular update.
Oxygen shortage stalls operation of Bir Hospital's new buildingBy RSS
Bir Hospital is unable to use its new hospital bock due to the shortage of medical oxygen.