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282 COVID-19 patients undergoing treatment in ICU, 77 on ventilator support

282 COVID-19 patients undergoing treatment in ICU, 77 on ventilator support

Image for representation. KATHMANDU: The Ministry of Health and Population has said that 282 COVID-19 patients in Nepal are undergoing treatment in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and 63 have been p...
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Vaccine storage issues could leave 3 billion people without access

Vaccine storage issues could leave 3 billion people without access

The chain breaks here, in a tiny medical clinic in Burkina Faso that went nearly a year without a working refrigerator. From factory to syringe, the world’s most promising coronavirus vaccine cand...
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Public vehicles’ staffs required to wear face shields

Public vehicles’ staffs required to wear face shields

Kathmandu - The Department of Transport Management has made it mandatory for the public vehicles’ staffs for wearing face shields along with using other protective materials against COVID-19. The p...
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OPD service at Pyuthan hospital closes after doctors contracted infection

OPD service at Pyuthan hospital closes after doctors contracted infection

Kathmandu - Outpatient Department (OPD) service at Pyuthan Hospital in Pyuthan district has been closed after doctors and an office staff have been infected with COVID-19, said the hospital adminis...
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Fifty people dead due to COVID-19 in Gandaki so far

Fifty people dead due to COVID-19 in Gandaki so far

Gandaki, Oct 19 . Fifty people have succumbed to the coronavirus infection in Gandaki state so far. Three thousand 499 people have recovered from the infection. An additional 56 cases were recorde...
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Eleven die due to COVID-19 in Rautahat

Eleven die due to COVID-19 in Rautahat

Kathmandu - Eleven people have died due to coronavirus infection in Rautahat district so far. This includes two people who passed away due to the same cause on Sunday. A special squad of Nepali Arm...
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50 persons die of COVID-19 in Gandaki Province

50 persons die of COVID-19 in Gandaki Province

POKHARA: Fifty people have succumbed to the coronavirus infection in Gandaki state so far. Three thousand 499 people have recovered from the infection. An additional 56 cases were recorded in the...
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Serious Covid-19 patients are not getting hospital beds

Serious Covid-19 patients are not getting hospital beds

To make room for serious patients, the Ministry of Health has decided to discharge patients whose conditions are not severe, but patients are still not getting hospital beds. At least three Covid-...
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Karnali Province COVID-19 tally crosses 5,000-mark

Karnali Province COVID-19 tally crosses 5,000-mark

SURKHET: The Karnali Province has recorded more than 5,000 cases of coronavirus infection. According to the Ministry of Social Development, a total of 103 individuals are found infected in the Pro...
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Govt no to bear test, treatment expenses for COVID-19

Govt no to bear test, treatment expenses for COVID-19

Building of Ministry of Health and Population located at Ramshah Path in Kathmandu. (File photo/Khabarhub) KATHMANDU: The Ministry of Health and Population has decided not to bear test and treatme...
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Elderly woman dies of COVID-19 in home isolation

Elderly woman dies of COVID-19 in home isolation

Kathmandu - An elderly woman who was returned home without admission by BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences (BPKIHS) for lack of bed died of COVID-19 in home isolation today. The 83-year-old wo...
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Face shield mandatory in public transport

Face shield mandatory in public transport

The government has made face shield mandatory while using public transportation system. "Passengers will now have to use face shield like face mask," Spokesperson with the Department of Transport ...
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How people can reduce stress during coronavirus pandemic

How people can reduce stress during coronavirus pandemic

(Image for Representation) WASHINGTON: A new study by clinical psychologist, Emily Kroska at the University of Iowa shows how people might reduce their distress during the coronavirus pandemic. T...
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1,010 Nepalis die of COVID-19 abroad; 171,000 infected

1,010 Nepalis die of COVID-19 abroad; 171,000 infected

KATHMANDU: As many as 1,010 Nepalis have died from coronavirus in various countries abroad so far. According to the Ministry of Health and Population, 727 people have died due to coronavirus infec...
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42-year-old infected dies

42-year-old infected dies

Kathmandu - A 42-year-old person has died of Corona Virus this morning. The man of Thakurbaba-6 in Bardia was undergoing treatment at the Bheri hospital, Nepalgunj. The man had been brought to the...
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Septuagenarian succumbs to coronavirus in Dharan

Septuagenarian succumbs to coronavirus in Dharan

SUNSARI: A 79-year-old man of Itahari Sub-metropolis-9 of Sunsari has died of coronavirus infection while undergoing treatment at BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, Dharan. He died at 3:05 t...
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Risk of community transmission high in Baglung

Risk of community transmission high in Baglung

Health officials have a tough time tracing contacts as Covid-19 suspects move freely in the community. A 49-year-old woman from Jaimini Municipality-7 in Baglung reached the Bharatpur-based Chitwa...
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Step up measures or brace for the worst, experts say amid new Covid-19 projections

Step up measures or brace for the worst, experts say amid new Covid-19 projections

Health Ministry estimates 320,000 additional new cases in the worst case scenario, and 148,000 new cases in moderate conditions in the next four months. In the next four months, an additional 320,...
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COVID 19: Socialist Approach is a Humane Solution

COVID 19: Socialist Approach is a Humane Solution

Covid-19, the catastrophe that the humanity faced in the twentieth year of the twenty first century, brought forth the serious limitation of the Capitalist form of health-care system. The inadequac...
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Health Ministry urges hypertension patients to take extra precautions

Health Ministry urges hypertension patients to take extra precautions

Building of Ministry of Health and Population located at Ramshah Path in Kathmandu. (File photo/Khabarhub) KATHMANDU: The Ministry of Health and Population has urged patients with high blood press...
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Man dies of coronavirus infection in Bhaktapur

Man dies of coronavirus infection in Bhaktapur

BHAKTAPUR: One more COVID-19 infected has died in the district today. A 69-year old man of Bhaktapur Municipality-7 who was in home isolation died today. He was tested positive for the virus and ...
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290 COVID-19 patients undergoing treatment in ICU

290 COVID-19 patients undergoing treatment in ICU

66 on ventilator support Image for representation. KATHMANDU: The Ministry of Health and Population has said that 290 COVID-19 patients in Nepal are undergoing treatment in the Intensive Care Uni...
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Kathmandu Valley records 1,746 new COVID-19 cases

Kathmandu Valley records 1,746 new COVID-19 cases

KATHMANDU: As many as 1,746 persons have been infected with COVID-19 in the Kathmandu Valley in the last 24 hours. According to the Ministry of Health and Population, 1,441 persons in Kathmandu, 1...
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Five more including two sexagenarians succumb to COVID-19

Five more including two sexagenarians succumb to COVID-19

Image for representation KATHMANDU: Five additional people have died from coronavirus in the course of treatment in Banke, Chitwan and Sunsari districts in the past 24 hours. Two additional infec...
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Two including a sexagenarian succumb to COVID-19 in Dharan

Two including a sexagenarian succumb to COVID-19 in Dharan

Image for Representation SUNSARI: Two additional infected people have died in the course of treatment at BP Koirala Institue of  Health Sciences in Dharan. The deceased are a 65-year-old man of D...
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Coronavirus-infected man dies at Bharatpur Hospital

Coronavirus-infected man dies at Bharatpur Hospital

CHITWAN: A 49-year-old man has died from coronavirus in Chitwan district on early Saturday. The infected man succumbed to the virus in the course of treatment at Bharatpur Hospital at 1:45 am toda...
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Health Ministry slashes two-thirds budget for treatment of non-communicable diseases

Health Ministry slashes two-thirds budget for treatment of non-communicable diseases

Only Rs40 million has been allocated for medicines of non-communicable diseases this year, compared to Rs135 million last year Two out of three deaths in Nepal are blamed on non-communicable disea...
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Despite spending millions on Covid-19 prevention and control, Lumbini has little to show for it

Despite spending millions on Covid-19 prevention and control, Lumbini has little to show for it

A chunk of the budget was spent on procurement of medical equipment but the government failed to manage the required human resource to use those equipment. The Lumbini provincial government has sp...
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Over 500 active COVID-19 cases in 11 districts

Over 500 active COVID-19 cases in 11 districts

KATHMANDU: With the increase in coronavirus cases, more than 11 districts have got more than 500 cases till Friday. According to Prof. Dr. Jageshwor Gautam, including Kathmandu, Lalitpur and Bhakt...
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315 COVID-19 patients undergoing treatment in ICU, 77 on ventilator support

315 COVID-19 patients undergoing treatment in ICU, 77 on ventilator support

Image for representation. KATHMANDU: The Ministry of Health and Population has said that 315 COVID-19 patients in Nepal are undergoing treatment in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and 77 have been p...
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WHO says 4 drugs including remdesivir have little to no effect on COVID-19

WHO says 4 drugs including remdesivir have little to no effect on COVID-19

The U.N. health agency says the world’s largest randomized trial of COVID-19 treatments found “conclusive evidence” that remdesivir, a drug used to treat U.S. President Donald Trump when he fell il...
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Nine deaths from COVID-19 in State 1 in 24 hour

Nine deaths from COVID-19 in State 1 in 24 hour

Kathmandu - State 1 has recorded more nine deaths from COVID-19 in the past 24 hour, taking the death toll to 112 so far. The total 654 infection cases (413 men and 241 women) took place of swab te...
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Gandaki State witnesses 47 deaths with 1,821 active infection cases

Gandaki State witnesses 47 deaths with 1,821 active infection cases

Kathmandu - The number of active COVID-19 infection cases has reached 1,821 in Gandaki State. Forty seven people have died from the infection and 3,488 have got over the virus, said the Gandaki Pro...
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COVID-19 cases cross 51,000-mark in Kathmandu Valley

COVID-19 cases cross 51,000-mark in Kathmandu Valley

227 succumb to pandemic so far Vehicles ply on a road in front of Singha Durbar, Nepal’s main administrative hub. (File photo) KATHMANDU: Coronavirus cases in Kathmandu Valley have crossed 51,000...
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Analysis: Sales of first big Covid-19 drug, remdesivir, may disappoint

Analysis: Sales of first big Covid-19 drug, remdesivir, may disappoint

The World Health Organization on Thursday said its international trial of Covid-19 therapies found that remdesivir did not have a substantial effect on patients’ length of hospital stay or chances ...
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Simrik Air helicopter starts carrying COVID-19 patients

Simrik Air helicopter starts carrying COVID-19 patients

A chopper of Simrik Air carries a COVID-19 positive patient. KATHMANDU: Simrik Air has started providing exclusive air ambulance service for COVID-19 positive patients. Nepal Government and Civil...
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China says Qingdao outbreak linked to hospital, completes test of all 10 million residents

China says Qingdao outbreak linked to hospital, completes test of all 10 million residents

Authorities say they have completed coronavirus tests on more than 10 million people in the northern Chinese port city of Qingdao after a hospital outbreak there blamed on “inappropriate disinfecti...
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Coronavirus-infected 74-yr-old dies at Nepal Korea Friendship Hospital

Coronavirus-infected 74-yr-old dies at Nepal Korea Friendship Hospital

Image for Representation BHAKTAPUR:  A 74-year-old woman infected with COVID-19 has died in the course of treatment at Nepal Korea Friendship Municipality Hospital in Bhaktapur district. The sept...
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