Health Ministry urges people not to use ‘Corona Guard’By RSS
The Ministry of Health and Population has urged all not to use ‘corona guard’.
FPAN organises reproductive health camp in flood-hit SindhupalchokBy RSS
The Family Planning Association of Nepal (FPAN) organised an integrated reproductive health camp targeted to the people of Melamchi Municipality in Sindhupalchok district hit hardest by flooding.
Nine cases of Delta Plus Variant of coronavirus reported in NepalBy The Rising Nepal
As of July 15, nine cases of the Delta Plus variant have been detected across the nation.
1,639 new cases of COVID-19, 2,078 recoveries, 12 fatalities in 24 hoursBy The Rising Nepal
In 7,058 Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) tests done in the past 24 hours, a total of 1,639 persons were found infected with SARS-CoV-2, informed the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) in its regular update.
Japan to provide 1.6 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine to NepalBy The Rising Nepal
The government of Japan has announced to provide 1.6 million doses of AstraZeneca vaccines to Nepal.
Top India doctors say third wave inevitableBy BBC
An organisation of top Indian doctors has warned that the third wave of Covid is inevitable as travel restrictions ease across the country. Photos and videos of tourists flocking to popular destinations have gone viral in recent days. Videos show that most of them are not wearing masks or maintaining social distancing in public places.
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.
1,690 new cases of COVID-19, 1,133 recoveries, 18 fatalities in 24 hoursBy The Rising Nepal
In 7,689 Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) tests done in the past 24 hours, a total of 1,690 persons were found infected with SARS-CoV-2, informed the Ministry of Health and Population in its regular update.
Delta variant of coronavirus detected in ChitwanBy RSS
The new Delta variant was confirmed by the National Public Health Laboratory after testing five nasal and throat swab samples sent by Bharatpur Hospital in Chitwan.
Humla sees increasing COVID-19 cases following removal of prohibitory orderBy RSS
COVID-19 cases have increased in the Humla district shortly after the prohibitory order was lifted.
1.5 million doses of J&J single-shot vaccines arrive in NepalBy The Rising Nepal
A total of 1.5 million vaccines against COVID-19 donated by the United States of America have arrived in Kathmandu.
MoHP reports 1,237 new cases of COVID-19, 20 fatalities in 24 hoursBy The Rising Nepal
In 5,535 Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) tests done in the past 24 hours, a total of 1,237 persons were found infected with SARS-CoV-2, informed Dr. Krishna Prasad Poudel, spokesperson at the Ministry of Health and Population in the regular press briefing. The RT-PCR test reports of the last 24 hours reveal that the nation's infection rate is at 22.3 per cent.
Woman aged 90 died with double Covid variant infection in BelgiumBy BBC
The woman, who died in March 2021 in Belgium, had not been vaccinated. Her doctors suspect she contracted the infections from two different people.
New South Wales confirms first Covid-related death in 10 monthsBy BBC
In Australia, New South Wales has reported its first Covid-related death of the current outbreak.
1.5 million doses of Johnson & Johnson single-shot vaccine arriving in Nepal on MondayBy The Rising Nepal
Johnson & Johnson single-shot COVID-19 vaccine, which is being given to Nepal by the United States, is scheduled to arrive in Kathmandu on Monday.
COVID-19 update: 1,353 new cases, 1,432 recoveries, 22 fatalities in 24 hoursBy The Rising Nepal
In 6,530 Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) tests done in the past 24 hours, a total of 1,353 persons were found infected with SARS-CoV-2, informed the Ministry of Health and Population on Saturday through its regular update.
Report points out limited transparency, minimal citizen engagement opportunities in COVID fiscal managementBy RSS
Public financial management experts have highlighted the need to initiate reforms in regard to transparency and citizen engagement in the design and implementation of fiscal policy packages, and oversight by the parliament and supreme audit institution between and beyond the pandemic.
Third-wave could be frightening as infection rate is high: Public Health ExpertsBy The Rising Nepal
Public health experts have warned that the infection could increase rapidly if health safety standards are not strictly followed after the relaxation of the prohibitory order.
Relief support of Rs 50,000 to COVID-19 victim familyBy RSS
The Deumai municipality of Ilam has decided to provide financial support of Rs 50,000 to the families who have lost a member due to COVID-19.