US to advise against travel to 80 per cent of countriesBy BBC
The US state department is to advise Americans to avoid 80 per cent of countries worldwide because of the coronavirus pandemic.
EU drug regulator prepares to issue advice on J&J COVID shotBy The Rising Nepal
Experts at the European Medicines Agency are preparing to present the conclusions of their investigation later on Tuesday into possible links between the Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine and very rare cases of unusual clotting disorders detected in the U.S.
New Zealand airport worker tests positive day after bubble opensBy BBC
An Auckland airport worker has tested positive for Covid-19 a day after New Zealand opened a reciprocal travel bubble with Australia.
Coronavirus overwhelms India's most populous stateBy BBC
Uttar Pradesh, India's most populous state, is among the worst affected in the country and its people are suffering even as authorities insist the situation is under control.
Comedian Madan Krishna Shrestha tests positive for COVID-19By The Rising Nepal
Posting on his Facebook page on Monday, the veteran actor informed that he, along with his son, daughter, daughter-in-law and granddaughter tested positive for the coronavirus.
1,227 new cases of COVID-19, eight fatalities in 24 hoursBy The Rising Nepal
According to the Ministry of Health and Population, 1,227 new infections were recorded in 7,001 RT-PCR tests, and 541 cases were recorded via 547 antigen tests being done at health desks in various border points.
Three wards of Nepalgunj become COVID-19 hotspotBy The Rising Nepal
Amid the daily surge in coronavirus cases in Banke, three wards of the Nepalgunj Sub-Metropolitan City have become COVID-19 hotspots.
COVID-19 patient dies in home isolation in BankeBy The Rising Nepal
According to the District COVID-19 Crisis Management Committee, Banke, the elderly from Kohalpur Municipality-14, who had tested positive for the virus on Sunday itself was placed in home isolation upon the request of his families.
Delhi announces lockdown as Covid cases surgeBy BBC
India's capital Delhi has announced a week-long lockdown after a record spike in cases overwhelmed the city's healthcare system.
Govt set to provide second dose of COVID-19 vaccineBy The Rising Nepal
The Ministry of Health and Population is all set to inoculate the second dose of vaccine against COVID-19 from April 20 to 24.
MoHP reports 1,015 new COVID-19 cases, 435 in Kathmandu ValleyBy The Rising Nepal
According to the Ministry of Health and Population, 1,015 new infections were recorded in 5,084 RT-PCR tests and 81 cases were recorded via 699 antigen tests being done at health desks in various border points.
NHRC urges govt to pay heed to children's healthBy RSS
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has urged the government to pay heed to children's right to health and ensure alternative arrangement for their education.
Continue alternative teaching methods: EducationalistsBy The Rising Nepal
Following the surging infection rate among children and youths, the Ministry of Health and Population has time and again requested to halt the physical classes at educational institutions. However, the Ministry of Education, Science, and Technology has appealed to schools and colleges to operate physical classes in shifts to avoid crowding.
World's biggest vaccine producer is running out of Covid-19 vaccines, as second wave acceleratesBy The Rising Nepal
In India, the world's biggest vaccine producer, millions of people are waiting for Covid-19 vaccines amid a devastating second wave of infections.
75 out of 81 RT-PCR tests report COVID-19 positive in Bheri Hospital, 600 infections recorded in 4 daysBy The Rising Nepal
In 81 Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) tests done in Bheri Hospital on Sunday, 75 persons were detected with COVID19, increasing the infection rate to a whopping 92.6 per cent.
Corona hospital runs out of bedsBy RSS
The Corona special hospital in Beljhundi of Dang has run of beds. The hospital with 25-bed capacity is now providing treatment to 26 patients infected with Corona Virus.
President urges all to follow public health protocolsBy RSS
President Bidya Devi Bhandari has urged one and all to take public health protocols against coronavirus issued by the government more strictly as the infection risk has increased again.
COVID-19 active cases hit 5,545 with 768 new infections and 5 fatalitiesBy The Rising Nepal
According to the Ministry of Health and Population, 768 new infections were recorded in 5,333 RT-PCR tests and 75 cases were recorded via 678 antigen tests being done at health desks in various border points.
PM Oli asks for support from all to tackle COVID-19 pandemicBy RSS
Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has sought support from all sides to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic. PM Oli asked for this support in an all-party meeting called by him at his official residence Baluwatar today.