Odd-even traffic rule lifted, schools to open from Feb 13 in ValleyBy TRN Online
A joint meeting of the chief district officers of the three districts -Kathmandu, Lalitpur and Bhaktapur- held on Sunday made a decision to this effect based on the recommendation of the COVID-19 Crisis Management Coordination Center (CCMCC).
CCMCC suggests Govt open schools from Feb 13By TRN Online
Sunita Nepal, the CCMCC spokesperson, informed that a meeting of the CCMCC held on Sunday made the recommendation to the government to allow school opening and running of physical teaching-learning activities.
1,183 new cases, 8,704 recoveries in 24 hoursBy TRN Online
In 6,443 Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) tests done in the past 24 hours, a total of 1,183 persons were found infected with SARS-CoV-2, informed the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) in its regular update.
1,103 new cases, 4,771 recoveries in 24 hoursBy TRN Online
In 5,225 Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) tests done in the past 24 hours, a total of 1,103 persons were found infected with SARS-CoV-2, informed the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) in its regular update.
Snowfall affects vaccination campaign in ManangBy RSS
The vaccination campaign rolled out in Manang district has been affected due to snowfall, according to Chief of Manang District Health Office, Badri Acharya. The hilly and mountainous region had recently witnessed heavy snowfall following the impacts of the westerly low-pressure system.
US death toll from COVID-19 hits 900,000, sped by omicronBy TRN Online
Propelled in part by the wildly contagious omicron variant, the U.S. death toll from COVID-19 hit 900,000 on Friday, less than two months after eclipsing 800,000. The two-year total, as compiled by Johns Hopkins University, is greater than the population of Indianapolis, San Francisco, or Charlotte, North Carolina.
745 fresh cases in 24 hours, 29,183 active cases in ValleyBy TRN Online
In the past 24 hours, 745 new cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in the Kathmandu Valley. According to the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHE) out of 745 total new cases of the valley, 570 cases were confirmed in Kathmandu, 120 in Lalitpur and 55 in Bhaktapur district.
Over 1.6 million vaccinated against COVID-19 in SudurpaschimBy RSS
Over 1.6 million people have so far got COVID-19 vaccines in the Sudurpaschim Province. According to the Province Health Directorate, one million 606 thousand 673 have received the first dose of the vaccine in all nine districts in the Province while the number of fully jabbed people is one million 104 thousand 946.
1,602 new cases, 8,425 recoveries, 16 deaths in 24 hoursBy TRN Online
In 6,655 Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) tests done in the past 24 hours, a total of 1,602 persons were found infected with SARS-CoV-2, informed the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) in its regular update.
Women more prone to cancer than men in NepalBy RSS
Among the new cancer patients, the BP Koirala Memorial Cancer Hospital in Chitwan has recorded more women patients than men indicating the rising cases of cancer among women than men. Among the total 90,571 cancer patients availing services from the Hospital in the last fiscal year 2020/21, 4,608 were new patients. Among them, over 55 per cent were women and 45 per cent men, the Hospital said.
WHO lauds Nepal’s COVID vaccination track recordBy The Rising Nepal
The government has vaccinated 70 per cent of target population with COVID-19 vaccines and has achieved a new milestone in the vaccination campaign. Nepal has administered full dose vaccine to 70 per cent people of above 18 years age group.
Nepal vaccinates over 70% targeted population against COVID-19, WHO congratulatesBy TRN Online
According to the government of Nepal, 70.7% targeted (adult) population has got the full dose of the COVID-19 vaccine while 86.9% of the targeted population has got at a single dose of the vaccine.
2,742 new cases, 8,723 recoveries, 14 deaths in 24 hrsBy TRN Online
In the last 24 hours, 8,723 people got over the virus infection. However, 14 people succumbed to the virus infection in the same period, according to the MoHP. Nepal's COVID-19 death tally reached 11, 778 as of today.
Post-COVID cases likely to be low this time: Medical doctorsBy TRN Online
According to Dr. Niraj Bam, Respiratory Physician, also Associate Professor at the TU Teaching Hospital (TUTH), the Omicron variant which is dominant in the third wave affects the upper respiratory tract and has symptoms such as fever, body and throat ache, which is less severe. As there is less severity, the hospitalizations from the Omicron variant are also very low, and thus having post-COVID-19 patients following the third wave is likely to be very low as well.
PSC to conduct postponed exams from Feb 18By TRN Online
All the exams of the Public Service Commission (PSC) postponed in the wake of the spread of the Omicron, a variant of the novel coronavirus, infection are scheduled to be conducted from February 18.
Children between 17-18 age group demand to be vaccinated against COVID-19By RSS
Those children between 17-18 age group have demanded that they be administered COVID-19 vaccine. Now, the government has launched a COVID-19 vaccination drive for the 12-17 age group.
2,205 new cases, 7,755 recoveries in 24 hrsBy TRN Online
As many as 2,205 people have tested positive for the novel coronavirus in the PCR test of 6,499 people across the country in the last 24 hours. According to the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP), 1,432 people were found with the same virus through the antigen test of 5,083 people in the same period.
Many countries yet to see peak in Omicron wave, should ease curbs slowly -WHOBy TRN Online
Many countries have not reached their peak in cases of the highly transmissible Omicron variant of the coronavirus and measures imposed to curb its spread should be eased slowly, the World Health Organization's technical lead on COVID-19 said.
Denmark lifts almost all Covid restrictionsBy BBC
Denmark has lifted all of its domestic Covid-19 restrictions, including the wearing of face masks, making it the first European Union country to do so. Nightclubs have reopened, late-night alcohol sales have resumed, and the contact-tracing app is no longer needed to enter venues.