COVID-19 recovery crosses 200,000 markBy Ajita Rijal
With the additional 3,043 people recovering from the coronavirus on Monday, Nepal’s official national COVID-19 recovery tally has now jumped to 202,067, according to the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP). With this, Nepal has now crossed the 200,000 mark of the total people recovered from the virus in over the past 10 months since the first case of the virus was reported in the country. Nepal’s recovery rate now stands at 90.9 per cent, according to the latest MoHP situation report.
People must understand COVID-19 testing is free for allBy Ajita Rijal
Health experts are warning that the COVID-19 pandemic will get worse as the winter sets in and have suggested conducting more tests. However, people are found reluctant to testing, and the number of tests is declining. The number of COVID-19 tests carried out during the Tihar festival dipped significantly when compared to the daily average before the festival of colour. While the average number of daily tests in November has ranged between 10,000-15,000, on Tuesday November 17 this number dropped...
Nepal’s COVID-19 tally crosses 200,000 with 162,243 recoveryBy Ajita Rijal
With the addition of 2,569 new cases in the last 24 hours, Nepal’s COVID-19 national tally has now topped 200,000 mark. This comes after around 10 months since the country reported its first case. In late January, Nepal had confirmed its first case of the deadly virus on a Nepali student who had returned from the Chinese city of Wuhan, the epicenter of COVID-19. Later, in late March, Nepal, together with most countries around the globe, had clamped nationwide lockdowns and travel restrictions...
Over 70,000 recover in Valley with 15,278 in isolationBy Ajita Rijal
The Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) on Monday confirmed 2,751 new cases of COVID-19 and 18 deaths in the country. Of the new cases, 1,428 patients, including, 630 females and 798 males, were recorded in the three districts of the Kathmandu Valley. The valley’s figures account for over 55 per cent of today’s national caseload.
Ayurvedic medicines effective for mild to moderate COVID-19 symptomsBy Ajita Rijal
The COVID-19 pandemic continues to grip the world for almost 11 months. Various unprecedented efforts and measures have been made by almost every nation to contain the spread of the virus. People around the world are struggling to deal with, live with or control the virus as death tolls and infections climb. At the same time, scientists and laboratories from across the world continue to work relentlessly at researching and testing of possible vaccines and medicines.
Over 70% of new virus cases in ValleyBy Ajita Rijal
Kathmandu Valley has lately witnessed a surge in COVID-19 infections as cases continue to rise at a soaring rate every day. Being one of the densely populated cities, the new cases are increasing rapidly and showing worrisome trend as the major festival Dashain approaches. Of the 2,253 new cases of COVID-19 recorded across the nation on Sunday, 1,599 cases were detected in the Kathmandu Valley alone. This accounts for 70 per cent of the total cases detected across the country in a single day. Earlier,...
Kathmandu Valley at early stage of community transmissionBy Ajita Rijal
The COVID-19 cases in Nepal have become Kathmandu Valley-centric for the past few days and week. The Valley is witnessing 400 to 600 cases per day, which is more than 47% of the total number of cases across the nation. According to the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP), Kathmandu Valley has reported 11,139 cases of COVID-19 of which 9,103 are from Kathmandu, 907 are from Bhaktapur and 1,129 from Lalipur districts as of today. “Now, in the Kathmandu Valley, COVID-19 positive cases are being...
Valley sees record cases of 232By Ajita Rijal
The Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) on Tuesday confirmed 855 new cases of COVID-19 in the country in the past 24 hours. In addition, seven more deaths were reported. With this, the COVID-19 national tally has reached 33,533, with 164 deaths and 19,119 cases of recovery.
Abide by prohibitory order: Health expertsBy Ajita Rijal
The main streets of the Kathmandu Valley remained relatively deserted on Thursday on the first day of the restriction order that strictly prohibited all non-essential movements. The prohibitory order is issued to contain the COVID-19 spread in the capital valley, which has witnessed a resurgence of high number of cases for the past few days.
Infection rate up by 0.8 % after lifting lockdown, says MoHPBy Ajita Rijal
COVID-19 infection rate has increased by 0.8 per cent after the relaxation of the lockdown, according to the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) with 315 new cases of COVID-19 confirmed on Saturday.