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Pfizer to seek vaccine approval in November Saturday, October 17th, 2020

WASHINGTON, (AFP):- The US pharmaceutical giant Pfizer expects to file for emergency use authorisation for its Covid-19 vaccine in late November, around two weeks after the Nov 3 US presidential election, it said on Friday. The company said it hopes to move ahead with the vaccine after safety data..

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3,749 more infected, active infection cases reach 36,533 Thursday, October 15th, 2020

KATHMANDU:- The Ministry of Health and Population has recorded 3,749 new cases of coronavirus infection. With this update in the last 24 hours, the number of active cases of coronavirus reached 36,533 in the country. Similarly, 3,565 infected persons got rid of the coronavirus in 24 hours...

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Hospitals asked not to conduct surgeries except for emergency Monday, October 12th, 2020

KATHMANDU:- The Ministry of Health and Population has directed the hospitals in Kathmandu valley not to carry out surgeries except of emergency cases. The Ministry’s directive comes at a time when the symptomatic cases of coronavirus infection are on the rise almost every day in the recent..

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Three die of COVID-19 in Dharan Sunday, October 11th, 2020

SUNSARI:- Three persons died of COVID-19 here in the last twenty four hours. They were treated at the corona hospital at BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences (BPKIHS) in Dharan. The deceased include a 64-year-old man from Duhabi, Sunsari; a 61-year-old woman from Dhankuta and another woman of..

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Tokha records 1300+ COVID-19 cases Friday, October 9th, 2020

KATHMANDU:- The number people testing positive to Corona Virus has crossed 1,300 in Tokha municipality. The tally has reached 1,301 with the addition of 66 new cases on Friday. All the 11 wards have been infected with the highest in ward no. 8 at 156 and lowest in ward no. 1 at 28 cases. Among the..

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Two COVID-19 patients die in Jhapa and Saptari Thursday, October 8th, 2020

JHAPA:- Two COVID-19 patients, one from Jhapa district and another from Saptari, have succumbed to COVID-19. A 52-year-old man from Damak Municipality-9 in Jhapa died while undergoing treatment at Dharan-based B.P. Koirala Institute for Health Sciences (BPKIHS) died on Thursday. He was admitted..

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181 ICU beds and 76 ventilators in Kathmandu valley

KATHMANDU:- The government has said that there are 181 ICU beds and 76 ventilators to provide treatment to people who are in serious condition after being infected with Corona Virus. Speaking at the regular press briefing held at the Ministry of Health and Population today, MoHP Spokesperson Dr..

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Politicos open about coronavirus infection Tuesday, October 6th, 2020

Sharad Sharma, KATHMANDU:- After the Kathmandu Valley has been hotspot of spread of coronavirus of late with more than 2,000 plus spike for four consecutive days, even the political leaders and media persons and artists have tested positive to the virus. As the advisors to the Prime Minister..

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1,551 new cases of COVID-19 registered on Tuesday

KATHMANDU:- A total of 1,551 were found infected with COVID-19 while conducting PCR test on 11,047 individuals in the country on Tuesday. Spokesperson at the Ministry of Health and Population, Dr Jageshwar Gautam in a regular press briefing today shared that with the new cases, the total number of..

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51 more infected in last 24 hrs in Karnali Saturday, October 3rd, 2020

SURKHET:- An additional 51 persons tested positive to Corona Virus in Karnali state on Saturday. Of them 42 were confirmed at the Karnali state hospital and nine at the Dailekh hospital laboratory, according to the Social Development Ministry's education officer Nawaraj Kandel. Of the new..

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Nepal COVID-19 Update: 2120 new cases, 2044 recoveries

KATHMANDU:- In the last 24 hours, 2120 more people have been confirmed to be infected with the corona virus (Covid-19). The infection was confirmed in 12 thousand 978 samples tested in laboratories across the country. Of the added infected, 1177 are from Upatyaka. Infection has been confirmed in..

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Gandaki State sees 17 new cases of coronavirus Friday, October 2nd, 2020

KASKI: The Gandaki State has witnessed 17 new cases of coronavirus infection. With this the number of people contracting the virus has reached 4,003 in the State, shared director of Gandaki State Health Directorate and spokesperson of Gandaki State Corona Control and Prevention Programme Dr Binod..

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One more coronavirus infected person dies in Rupandehi Thursday, October 1st, 2020

RUPANDEHI:- One more coronavirus infected people died in Rupandehi on Thursday night. A 40-year-old man of Sainamaina municipality-7 died in course of treatment at Butwal-based Corona Special Hospital. Though he tested positive for coronavirus on September 27, he was admitted at the hospital on..

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1,911 new cases of coronavirus, fatality crosses 500

KATHMANDU:- The Ministry of Health and Population has recorded 1,911 new cases of coronavirus in the last 24 hours. It was shown with 12,444 PCR tests conducted at various laboratories across the country, according to Ministry Spokesperson Dr Jageshwor Gautam. The Kathmandu Valley alone had 943..

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Number of active cases on decreasing trend far west Nepal Wednesday, September 30th, 2020

DOTI:- Number of active infection cases is decreasing in the district of late. As of Wednesday, 952 out of total 1,085 infected have recovered and returned home in Doti district. With this there are only 133 active cases of coronavirus in the district, according to the statistics of the health..

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139 scrub typhus, 31 dengue cases in Chitwan

CHITWAN:- A total of 139 people have been found infected with scrub typhus and 31 with dengue in the district since July 16. Scrub typhus is a form of typhus caused by the intracellular parasite called Orientia tsutsugamushi. Symptoms include headache, muscle pain, fever, cough and..

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