Global COVID-19 death toll surpasses 3 million amid new infections resurgenceBy The Rising Nepal
Coronavirus-related deaths worldwide crossed 3 million on Tuesday, according to a Reuters tally, as the latest global resurgence of COVID-19 infections is challenging vaccination efforts across the globe.
India's daily virus cases breach 100,000; mutants, behaviour blamedBy The Rising Nepal
India reported a record rise in COVID-19 infections on Monday, becoming the second country after the United States to post more than 100,000 new cases in a day, as politicians stage massive election rallies raising fears of further spreading the virus.
Air pollution: experts advise for staying indoorsBy RSS
Public health experts have advised against going outside the house except for emergency purposes bearing in mind the rising pollution level across the country.
COVID-19 suspects entering valley to undergo antigen testsBy The Rising Nepal
Kali Prasad Parajuli, Chief District Officer of Kathmandu said, “The concerned municipality should make arrangements to install health desk for performing health checkups and antigen tests at the entry points to the valley.”
MoHP reports 266 new cases of COVID-19 in 4,536 RT-PCR testsBy The Rising Nepal
The Ministry of Health and Population on Monday confirmed 266 new cases of COVID-19, taking the nation's novel coronavirus tally to 278,210.
Covid-19 PPE litter is killing wildlifeBy The Rising Nepal
Waste from lifesaving personal protective equipment (PPE) is killing birds, fish and other wildlife across the globe, a study has found.
Exemplary initiative of health unit: loan to patients for treatmentBy The Rising Nepal
Located at Kathekhola Rural Municipality-3, Dhamja, the health unit lends Rs. 20,000 without interest to those patients who are referred to other hospitals or health institutions from the unit for treatment.
Three wellbeing centers set up in KavreBy RSS
Three citizen wellbeing centers have been set up in three places of two municipalities and a rural municipality to implement the policy for building a healthy Nepal.
MoHP reports 176 new cases of COVID-19By The Rising Nepal
In 3,456 Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) tests done in the last 24 hours, 176 persons were found infected with SARS-CoV-2.
56 home returnees antigen-tested, positive for Covid-19By RSS
As many as 56 Nepali people, who have returned home from various cities of neighbouring India, have been antigen-tested and found positive for Covid-19 on Friday and Saturday alone.
Florida declares state of emergency over toxic wastewater leakBy BBC
A state of emergency has been declared in Florida after a leak from a large pond of toxic wastewater in Tampa Bay.
Argentine president tests positive for Covid-19By RSS
Argentina's President Alberto Fernandez, who has been vaccinated against Covid-19, announced late Friday that he had tested positive for the coronavirus.
Active cases of COVID-19 hit 1,613 with 128 new infectionsBy The Rising Nepal
The Ministry of Health and Population on Saturday confirmed 128 new cases of COVID-19, taking the nation's novel coronavirus tally to 277,768.
India braces for COVID-19 curbs as infections hit 6-month highBy The Rising Nepal
India’s biggest cities braced for stricter lockdowns and other COVID-19 curbs on Saturday as infections hit a six-month high, as a month-long surge continued in the country third-worst hit by the pandemic.
24 India returnees test positiveBy RSS
Twenty-four people tested positive in the antigen test carried out to check for coronavirus among those returning home from India. The test was carried out at the Gaddachauki and Trinagar check posts on Friday.
Govt. to administer Sinopharm COVID vaccine for people the age of 40-59By The Rising Nepal
The government has prepared to administer the vaccine against COVID-19 infection to the 40-59 age group of people.
179 new cases of COVID-19 confirmed in 24 hoursBy The Rising Nepal
In 3,565 Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) tests done in the last 24 hours, 179 persons were found infected with SARS-CoV-2.
Sachin Tendulkar: India cricket legend in hospital with Covid-19By BBC
Indian cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar, who tested positive for Covid-19 last week, has been admitted to the hospital. Tendulkar tweeted on Friday that he decided to go to a hospital in Mumbai "as a matter of abundant precaution under medical advice".
Active cases of COVID-19 hit 1,579 with 152 new infectionsBy The Rising Nepal
In 4,213 Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) tests done in the last 24 hours, 152 persons were found infected with SARS-CoV-2.