Three wards of Nepalgunj become COVID-19 hotspotBy The Rising Nepal
Amid the daily surge in coronavirus cases in Banke, three wards of the Nepalgunj Sub-Metropolitan City have become COVID-19 hotspots.
COVID-19 patient dies in home isolation in BankeBy The Rising Nepal
According to the District COVID-19 Crisis Management Committee, Banke, the elderly from Kohalpur Municipality-14, who had tested positive for the virus on Sunday itself was placed in home isolation upon the request of his families.
Delhi announces lockdown as Covid cases surgeBy BBC
India's capital Delhi has announced a week-long lockdown after a record spike in cases overwhelmed the city's healthcare system.
Govt set to provide second dose of COVID-19 vaccineBy The Rising Nepal
The Ministry of Health and Population is all set to inoculate the second dose of vaccine against COVID-19 from April 20 to 24.
MoHP reports 1,015 new COVID-19 cases, 435 in Kathmandu ValleyBy The Rising Nepal
According to the Ministry of Health and Population, 1,015 new infections were recorded in 5,084 RT-PCR tests and 81 cases were recorded via 699 antigen tests being done at health desks in various border points.
NHRC urges govt to pay heed to children's healthBy RSS
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has urged the government to pay heed to children's right to health and ensure alternative arrangement for their education.
Continue alternative teaching methods: EducationalistsBy The Rising Nepal
Following the surging infection rate among children and youths, the Ministry of Health and Population has time and again requested to halt the physical classes at educational institutions. However, the Ministry of Education, Science, and Technology has appealed to schools and colleges to operate physical classes in shifts to avoid crowding.
World's biggest vaccine producer is running out of Covid-19 vaccines, as second wave acceleratesBy The Rising Nepal
In India, the world's biggest vaccine producer, millions of people are waiting for Covid-19 vaccines amid a devastating second wave of infections.
75 out of 81 RT-PCR tests report COVID-19 positive in Bheri Hospital, 600 infections recorded in 4 daysBy The Rising Nepal
In 81 Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) tests done in Bheri Hospital on Sunday, 75 persons were detected with COVID19, increasing the infection rate to a whopping 92.6 per cent.
Corona hospital runs out of bedsBy RSS
The Corona special hospital in Beljhundi of Dang has run of beds. The hospital with 25-bed capacity is now providing treatment to 26 patients infected with Corona Virus.
President urges all to follow public health protocolsBy RSS
President Bidya Devi Bhandari has urged one and all to take public health protocols against coronavirus issued by the government more strictly as the infection risk has increased again.
COVID-19 active cases hit 5,545 with 768 new infections and 5 fatalitiesBy The Rising Nepal
According to the Ministry of Health and Population, 768 new infections were recorded in 5,333 RT-PCR tests and 75 cases were recorded via 678 antigen tests being done at health desks in various border points.
PM Oli asks for support from all to tackle COVID-19 pandemicBy RSS
Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has sought support from all sides to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic. PM Oli asked for this support in an all-party meeting called by him at his official residence Baluwatar today.
Nepalgunj Medical College runs ICU and Isolation wards for COVID patientsBy RSS
Nepalgunj Medical College, Kohalpur has run COVID-19 ICU and Isolation Wards recently.
Movement through Jamunaha border point tightenedBy The Rising Nepal
With the number of COVID-19 infections increasing rapidly in Banke, authorities have tightened cross-border movement through the Jamunaha border point.
MoHP confirms 836 new cases of COVID-19By The Rising Nepal
According to the Ministry of Health and Population, 836 new infections were recorded in 6,158 RT-PCR tests and 64 cases were recorded via 621 antigen tests being done at health desks in various border points.
Movement towards Rupaidiha, India bannedBy RSS
With the increasing coronavirus cases in Banke, the movement towards the Indian bordering market, Rupaidiha, has been prohibited.
Number of children infected with UK variant increasing, Experts call to follow safety standardsBy The Rising Nepal
Dr. Sher Bahadur Pun, chief of the clinical research unit at Sukraraj Tropical and Infectious Disease Hospital, Teku said that the novel coronavirus infection seen in recent times was more contagious than before.
India's desperate Covid-19 patients turn to black market for drugsBy BBC
At least three agents contacted by the BBC in Delhi agreed to supply each 100mg vial of remdesivir for 24,000 rupees ($320; £232) - five times the official price. India's health ministry recommends six doses of 100mg vials for a patient for one course of the drug, but doctors say up to eight doses are needed in some cases.