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.
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.
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.
Call toll-free no. 102 for ambulance servicesBy The Rising Nepal
One can dial 1140 to reach the centre, 102 for ambulance services, 1140 for disposal of the dead body of virus-infected person and 105 to receive information about the team deployed for dead body management.
Preparations of 12th national population postponedBy The Rising Nepal
Owing to the COVID-19 pandemic, the government has decided to postpone the 12th national population census, which was being held after 10 years.
COVID-19 update: Highest single-day rise with 5,706 new infectionsBy The Rising Nepal
"In 14,403 Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) tests done in the past 24 hours, 5,706 persons were found infected with SARS-CoV-2," informed the Health Ministry in its daily update.
Seven major government hospitals of Kathmandu Valley run out of bed for COVID-19 patientsBy The Rising Nepal
According to the Health Emergency Operation Center (HEOC), Teaching Hospital, Armed Police Force Hospital, Patan Hospital, Civil Service Hospital, Bhaktapur Hospital, Bir Hospital as well as Dhulikhel Hospital are in shortage of beds for COVID-19 patients.
Infection rate in 22 districts alarmingly high, strictly follow safety standards: MoHPBy The Rising Nepal
Issuing a press release on Friday, the Health Ministry said that infection rate in 22 districts had been increasing in a terrifying way, informed the Health Ministry. These 22 districts include Morang, Sunsari, Jhapa, Parsa, Bara, Dhanusa, Kathmandu, Bhaktapur, Lalitpur, Chitwan, Makwanpur, Kavrepalanchowk, Kaski, Dang, Banke, Rupandehi, Palpa, Bardiya, Kapilvastu, Surkhet, Kailali and Kanchanpur.
Infected Bheri nurses saving life of COVID-19 patientsBy The Rising Nepal
However, being infected with the virus has not stopped the nursing staff of Bheri Hospital from providing services to the virus-infected patients. Keeping their own lives at risk, they are still on duty.
Vaccination against COVID-19 paused in KathmanduBy The Rising Nepal
Dr. Jageshwor Gautam, spokesperson of the MoHP, informed that the vaccination against COVID-19 is paused bearing in mind the purpose of prohibitory order, which is to limit the mobility of the people and decrease the rate of SARS-CoV-2 spread by breaking infection chain.
Govt. directs to arrange for 'work from home' during prohibitory orderBy The Rising Nepal
he government had directed the head of the government offices as well as public enterprises to arrange for home based work to the employees as far as possible in the districts where prohibitory order to curb COVID-19 spread has been imposed.
COVID-19 active cases surge to 30,209 with 4,774 new infectionsBy The Rising Nepal
In 13,879 Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) tests done in the past 24 hours, 4,774 persons were found infected with SARS-CoV-2," informed Dr. Samir Kumar Adhikari, assistant spokesperson at Health Ministry in the regular press briefing.
India records 320K cases as foreign help arrivesBy The Rising Nepal
Tuesday’s 323,144 new infections raised India’s total past 17.6 million, behind only the United States. It ended a five-day streak of recording the largest single-day increases in any country throughout the pandemic, but the decline likely reflects lower weekend testing rather than reduced spread of the virus.
Lemon farmer earns Rs. 7 Lakh annuallyBy The Rising Nepal
A farmer of Ranitar 8, Madhyabindu Municipality, Narendra Kumar KC has earned a plentiful profit by selling lemons.
Kathmandu DAO issues prohibitory order starting Apr 29: opening of market, mobility of people, vehicles restrictedBy The Rising Nepal
Following a massive surge in COVID-19 cases of late, especially in the Kathmandu Valley, the Kathmandu District Administration Office has decided to halt all services except essential services for one week from April 29 to May 5.
CDOs discussing to impose weeklong prohibitory order from Apr 29 in ValleyBy The Rising Nepal
A joint meeting of the Chief District Officers (CDOs) of the three districts in the Kathmandu Valley and the security agencies has discussed about imposing prohibitory order to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus for a week starting from April 29 in the Valley.
38 per cent of magnetite found in Baitadi iron mine, company ready to set up plant in four monthsBy The Rising Nepal
The company involved in exploration has claimed that a plant can be established within 4 months if the mine area is made accessible by road and electricity is supplied there.
Three DAOs of Valley to provide only urgent service from tomorrowBy The Rising Nepal
Kali Prasad Rijal, Chief District Office (CDO) of Kathmandu, informed that a joint meeting of the CDOs of the three districts of the valley held today took a decision to this effect.
Govt. not considering nationwide lockdown: FM GyawaliBy The Rising Nepal
Even though the COVID-19 cases have been on the rise lately, the government is not considering imposing a nationwide lockdown like last year for now.