Risk of COVID-19 spread high as family members compelled to managing dead bodiesBy RSS
The number of people succumbing to the coronavirus infection is on the increase in the district. The District Administration Office, Rolpa said seven persons have died of the pandemic in the district so far.
Intensify PCR testing to map out actual COVID-19 scenario of country: Health ExpertsBy The Rising Nepal
42.47 percent tested positive for the virus on May 17, 37 percent on May 16, 44 percent on May 15, 40 percent on May 14, 45 percent on both May 13 and 12, according to MoHP.
100-bed COVID-19 hospital at ward office building in PokharaBy The Rising Nepal
Following a massive increase in cases of coronavirus infection, the PMC decided to operate a COVID-19 hospital at the building of the PMC Ward 27 office.
Minister Thapa reaches out to leader Nepal, talks held at Nepal's residenceBy The Rising Nepal
Kiran Bhattarai, press advisor to Home Minister Thapa, said that Minister Thapa talked about the by-election for the NA member and issues related to the party. Thapa had switched to the UML from CPN-Maoist Center after the Supreme Court a couple of months ago invalidated the 3-year old unification between the two parties.
Operation of new landfill site at Bancharedanda delayed due to prohibitory orderBy The Rising Nepal
“The operation of the new landfill site was supposed to begin from May 15, but owing to existing prohibitory order, the use of it has been delayed for the foreseeable future,” said Hari Kumar Shrestha, the chief of the Environment Department of Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC).
NC’s parliamentary party work execution committee meeting tomorrowBy RSS
The Nepali Congress has called the meeting of its Parliamentary Party Work Execution Committee for May 19 to discuss the contemporary political issues.
Two killed in jeep accidentBy RSS
Two people have died in a jeep accident occurred at Siyala, Dullu Municipality-3. The jeep (registration number plate Ba 20 Cha 715) was going towards Surkhet from Jumla.
Begnas and Khaste lake premises in Pokhara wear deserted look (Photo Feature)By The Rising Nepal
Lakecity Pokhara, one of the main touristic hubs in Nepal, has been wearing a deserted look since the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic hit Nepal.
Covid-19 claims nine lives in a single communityBy RSS
Nine people of a single community died due to coronavirus spread at Gauri in Dullu Municipality-12, Dailekh. This is the highest death toll recorded in a ward in the district of Dailekh.
Rural Municipality in East Nawalparasi facing shortage of drinking waterBy The Rising Nepal
Bulingtar Rural Municipality in East Nawalparsi has been facing an acute shortage of drinking water.
Coronavirus spreads in Humla’s five rural municipalitiesBy RSS
The cases of coronavirus infection have surged in five rural municipalities out of seven local levels in the mountainous district of Humla. Local officials said that the district has recorded increased number of the cases lately.
New ministers take oath in KarnaliBy The Rising Nepal
The newly appointed ministers of Karnali Province have taken their oath of office and secrecy. Province Chief Govinda Prasad Kalauni administered the oath of office and secrecy to the new Minister for Economic Affairs and Planning Gopal Sharma and Minister for Internal Affairs, Law, Youth and Sports Sita Kumari Nepali on Monday.
Doctors reach homes of COVID-19 patientsBy The Rising Nepal
Nepalgunj Sub-Metropolitan City has started providing treatment facilities to the COVID-19 patients, who are in home isolation. Consultant doctors are mobilised in all the 23 wards of the Sub-Metropolitan City to monitor the situation of the COVID-19 patients and treat them. Deputy Mayor Uma Thapa Magar said that the door-to-door counseling for the COVID patients was conducted in coordination with the Nepal Medical Association, Bheri. “We are concerned about the health of the infected people,...
Sudurpaschim CM tests positive for Corona VirusBy RSS
According to the Chief Minister’s personal secretariat, Bhatta was found carrying the virus after undergoing a RT-PCR test at the Seti Provincial Hospital on May 10.
Cyclone Tauktae causing mild to light rainfallBy RSS
The intensity of the cyclone is further growing and it is moving towards north and northwest. Many parts in Karnali, Sudurpaschim, Gandaki and Lumbini are likely to see moderate rainfall while noticeable rain is forecast in few places from Wednesday evening to Friday. Similarly, light to moderate rainfall has been forecast at a few places in Province 1, Province 2 and Bagmati Province.
Oxygen cylinders imported from China start arriving at Tatopani, 2,500 to arrive Kathmandu todayBy The Rising Nepal
Oxygen cylinders imported from China have started to enter Nepal through Tatopani checkpoint. Some 2500 cylinders have arrived at the customs office and they are likely to be sent to Kathmandu today.
Three companies meeting oxygen demands in Parsa and Bara, fill 2,200 cylinders dailyBy The Rising Nepal
Three oxygen companies in Parsa district have been able to meet oxygen demands in hospitals in Parsa and Bara districts by filling some 2,200 cylinders a day, and thus tackling with shortage of oxygen in the districts.
Mustang continues to battle against COVID-19 with limited health infrastructuresBy The Rising Nepal
Due to the limited infrastructures and human resources, Mustang is at high risk of facing a grave situation of COVID-19 crisis," said Aryal. He added that the infection rate had increased in the district due to the increased flow of tourists and various religious and cultural works.
No shortage of oxygen in Gandaki ProvinceBy The Rising Nepal
While the nation is facing a shortage of oxygen cylinders for the treatment of COVID-19 patients, no fatalities have been recorded in Gandaki Province due to the unavailability of oxygen support.