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Ramechhap authority quarantines 54 who returned from other countries

Ramechhap, March 29 Health officials in Ramechhap district say they have quarantined 54 persons who recently returned home from various countries in their bid to protect locals of the district from the novel coronavirus infection. Jitendra Kumar Karna, the chief of the District Health Office, says seven people have been quarantined in Gokulganga rural municipality, […]

964 foreigners stranded in various parts of Nepal during lockdown rescued

Kathmandu, March 29 The government says it has rescued 964 foreigners who were stranded in various parts of the country during the lockdown. Nepal Tourism Board informs that the foreigners, most of whom were trekking, were rescued on Friday and Saturday. Many of them were already evacuated from Nepal by their respective countries. As many […]

Nepal brings medical equipment from China on chartered aircraft

Kathmandu, March 29 The government on Nepal on Sunday morning brought various medical equipment from China for the test of suspected coronavirus infected cases and the treatment of Covid-19 patients. A Nepal Airlines Corporation aircraft had flown to Guangzhou of China yesterday to fetch the goods including¬†personal protective equipment for doctors and health workers. The […]

NAC aircraft to take back Australians stranded in Nepal to Sydney

Kathmandu, March 28 The national flag carrier, Nepal Airlines Corporation, is preparing to send a wide-body aircraft to Australia in the first week of April to evacuate the Australians who are living here amid the coronavirus infection fears. The Australian Embassy in Kathmandu had taken initiatives to take the Australians back home upon multiple requests […]

Fifth coronavirus positive case in Nepal: Baglung woman who recently returned from Belgium

Kathmandu, March 28 Nepal has confirmed the fifth coronavirus positive case in the country, on Saturday. Officials in the Ministry of Health and Population say a 19-year-old woman from Baglung district of western Nepal tested positive. She had recently returned home from Belgium. It has been learned that the woman travelled on a Qatar Airways […]

Ghalegaun locals to be fined up to Rs 50,000 for hosting guests during Covid-19 crisis

Pokhara, March 28 The local government in Ghalegaun, a popular village among foreign and internal tourists of the country, of Lamjung district has introduced a new rule to avoid the presence of an outsider in the village during the ongoing coronavirus infection fears. Now onwards, if any local in the village, known for its homestay […]