Worldwide coronavirus cases cross 22.78 million, death toll over 792,500

At least 22,781,565 people have been reported to be infected by the novel coronavirus globally and 792,837 people have died, a Reuters tally showed.  Infections have been reported in more than 210 countries and...

Karnali chief minister stresses citizens’ role in curbing infection

Surkhet, August 20 Chief Minister of Karnali Province Mahendra Bahadur Shahi said every citizen should contribute to stop the spread of coronavirus infection. At a programme organised here today to mark the province’s establishment and...

Highlights from Health Ministry’s regular briefing on COVID-19 response

KATHMANDU: The Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP), in its regular press briefing, shared the latest updates from across the country on government’s response to COVID-19 crisis. As of today, 107,256 tests — including...

VIDEO: Nepal’s Covid-19 tally hits 402

Kathmandu, May 19 The Ministry of Health and Population confirmed 27 new cases of coronavirus infection on Tuesday, taking the nationwide tally to 402. The post VIDEO: Nepal’s Covid-19 tally hits 402 appeared first on...

80 new cases of COVID-19 detected

Kathmandu, May 18 Eighty people tested positive for coronavirus today, taking the number of COVID-19 cases in Nepal to 375. Out of 80 people who tested positive for the novel coronavirus, 59, including at least...

Shortage of laboratory materials imperils novel coronavirus testing

Kathmandu, May 5 A number of hospitals conducting tests to confirm coronavirus infection are facing shortage of critical laboratory materials, threatening to decelerate the pace of examining suspected COVID-19 specimens. This undated image shows the...

Asia coronavirus cases hit 250,000 but pace much slower than US, Europe

Rise driven by outbreaks in India, Pakistan, Singapore China, Japan, South Korea have markedly slowed spread Outbreak began in Asia but Europe, North America worst hit SYDNEY: Coronavirus cases in Asia rose to a quarter of...

Doctors criticise UK government over coronavirus protection shortages

LONDON: Doctors and health workers criticised the British government on Saturday for suggesting that gowns used to protect them while treating coronavirus patients could be re-used, as supplies run low across the country. Britain is at or near the...

49 Nepalis infected with COVID-19 in Bahrain

KATHMANDU: Forty-nine Nepali migrant workers are reportedly infected with COVID-19 in Bahrain. The Embassy of Nepal in Bahrain said, coronavirus infection was confirmed in 27 Nepalis recently taking the number of total infected Nepalis...

COVID-19 cases and deaths rising, debt relief needed for poorest nations: WHO

GENEVA: The head of the World Health Organization voiced deep concern on Wednesday about the rapid escalation and global spread of COVID-19 cases from the new coronavirus, which has now reached 205 countries...

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