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Province 1 Chief Attorney contracts Covid-19

Biratnagar, August 3 The Province 1 Chief Attorney, Chudamani Acharya, has contracted Covid-19. However, the source of the virus in him has not been traced so far. A resident of Biratnagar-5 in the Morang district, Acharya, and two other members of the family have tested positive for coronavirus. Now, preparations are underway to send them […]

First plasma therapy case for Covid-19 treatment in Nepal

Kathmandu, August 2 Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital in Kathmandu has used plasma therapy for the treatment of a coronavirus infected person, for the first time in the country. The hospital’s Covid-19 Management Coordinator Dr Santa Kumar Das says a blood plasma of the 26-year-old who recently got free of coronavirus has been given to a […]

Nepal Covid-19 tally crosses 20,000 mark; 315 new cases in 24 hours

Kathmandu, August 1 The Ministry of Health and Population has informed that the country’s Covid-19 tally has reached 20,086 as of Saturday afternoon. In his daily press briefing in Kathmandu, the ministry’s spokesperson Jageshwor Gautam said 315 new cases were confirmed in the country in the past 24 hours. In this period, 6,993 swab samples […]

Nepal Covid-19 tally hits 18,483; 109 new cases in 24 hours

Kathmandu, July 25 The Ministry of Health and Population has informed that the country’s Covid-19 tally has reached 18,483 as of Saturday afternoon. In his daily press briefing in Kathmandu, the ministry’s spokesperson Jageshwor Gautam said 109 new cases were confirmed in the country in the past 24 hours. In total, 4,075 swab samples were […]

Nepal adds 144 cases to Covid-19 tally; 1,705 discharged

Kathmandu, July 13 The Ministry of Health and Population has informed that the country’s Covid-19 tally has reached 16,945 as of Monday afternoon. In his daily press briefing in Kathmandu, the ministry’s spokesperson Jageshwor Gautam said 144 new cases were confirmed in the country in the past 24 hours. In total, 5,856 swab samples were […]

Govt lets two private labs collect swab samples, breaching own guideline

Kathmandu, July 13 The government has allowed to private labs of Kathmandu to collect swab samples on their own for coronavirus tests though a guideline issued earlier says the private labs can test the samples after they are collected by other government-run health centres and labs. Among the six private labs that received approval to […]