Kathmandu Valley reports 4,106 new cases of COVID-19 in 24 hoursBy The Rising Nepal
Of the new infections, 3,089 were detected in Kathmandu, 374 were confirmed in Bhaktapur and 643 cases were reported in Lalitpur. Currently, there are 32,452 active cases of COVID-19 in the Valley.
COVID-19 active cases surge to 78,629 with 9,023 new infectionsBy The Rising Nepal
In 19,987 Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) tests done in the past 24 hours, 9,023 persons were found infected with SARS-CoV-2, informed the Health Ministry in its daily update.
India reports a record 414,188 COVID-19 cases in a single dayBy The Rising Nepal
India reported 414,188 cases of Covid-19 on Friday, a new all-time high for the number of coronavirus cases in a day, according to figures released by India's Health Ministry.
Kathmandu Valley's active COVID-19 cases hit 32,452 with 3,972 new infectionsBy The Rising Nepal
Of the new infections, 3,163 were detected in Kathmandu, 242 were confirmed in Bhaktapur and 567 cases were reported in Lalitpur. Currently, there are 32,452 active cases of COVID-19 in the Valley.
MoHP reports record 8,970 new infections, 54 fatalities, 2,707 recoveriesBy The Rising Nepal
In 20,367 Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) tests done in the past 24 hours, 8,970 persons were found infected with SARS-CoV-2, informed the Health Ministry in its daily update.
Surkhet local levels set up isolation centre with oxygen facility (Photo feature)By The Rising Nepal
Following a massive surge in COVID-19 cases, the local levels of Surkhet have started preparations to operate additional isolation beds with an oxygen facility.
Those storing oxygen cylinders unnecessarily will be punished: MoHPBy The Rising Nepal
Addressing the complaints regarding unnecessarily storing cylinders amid the shortage of cylinders at the hospital for the treatment of COVID-19 patients, the Health Ministry informed that inspection would be done to punish those involved in stacking the cylinders to sell in the black market.
India reports highest-ever 24-hour surge in COVID-19 cases and a record-high daily death tollBy The Rising Nepal
India reported 412,262 new Covid-19 cases Thursday, a new single-day record, according to a CNN tally compiled from figures released by the Indian Health Ministry.
MoHP sets up helpline numbers to manage hospital beds for COVID-19 patientsBy The Rising Nepal
The Ministry of Health and Population has requested everyone to contact on toll-free number 1133 or mobile number 9851255837, 9851255839 if hospital beds are needed for the treatment of COVID-19 patient.
Remdesivir being provided to 50 hospitalsBy The Rising Nepal
Dr. Jageshwor Gautam, spokesperson at the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP), said that Remdesivir would be sent directly to COVID-19 hospitals across Nepal in coordination with the Department of Drug Administration (DDA).
Kathmandu Valley's daily COVID-19 cases hit record high with 4,825 new infectionsBy The Rising Nepal
The daily COVID-19 update of the Ministry of Health and Population reported that of the total 8,605 new infections confirmed across the nation on Wednesday, more than half 4,825 cases were reported in the Kathmandu Valley.
NA directs its retired healthcare staffers to gear up for battle against COVID-19By The Rising Nepal
Considering the surging cases of the novel coronavirus, the Nepali Army has issued a directive to retired staffers of the military medical service to stay ready for roll call duty for COVID-19 response if needed.
Record 8,605 new cases of COVID-19, 58 fatalities in 24 hoursBy The Rising Nepal
In 20,756 Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) tests done in the past 24 hours, 8,605 persons were found infected with SARS-CoV-2, informed Dr. Jageshwor Gautam, spokesperson at the Health Ministry in the regular press briefing.
COVID-19 outbreak identified in western Nepal prisonBy The Rising Nepal
Nepal authorities have identified a COVID-19 outbreak at a massively overcrowded prison in the country's western Sudurpashchim province, authorities said.
New COVID-19 variant infecting more childrenBy The Rising Nepal
According to the health ministry from 14 March to 29 April, the number of infected children from the age 10 to 19 stood at 3,292 cases and two children died as a result.
Record 55 COVID-19 related fatalities in past 24 hours, 7,587 new infectionsBy The Rising Nepal
This is the highest number of virus-related fatalities confirmed across the nation in a single day. Currently, the nation's death toll has surged to 3,417 and the death rate is 0.97 per cent.
Saptari's COVID-19 death toll reaches 46By The Rising Nepal
The district's COVID-19 death toll reached 46 after two people including a teacher died of the virus infection on Tuesday.
Bheri hospital installs 20,000-litre oxygen tankBy The Rising Nepal
Bheri Hospital at Nepalgunj has installed a liquid oxygen tank, which can store 20,000 litres of oxygen, at the hospital premises with a view to preventing the shortage of oxygen.
20,000 oxygen cylinders to arrive from China in a few daysBy The Rising Nepal
After the government decided to procure 50,000 empty cylinders for oxygen, the Ministry of Health and Population has started making arrangements to import 20,000 cylinders from China immediately.