June 27, 2022 01:53 (IST)
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Nepal: Lockdown extended for ten days in Kathmandu

As coronavirus cases remain high, authorities in Nepal have decided to extend the ongoing restrictions in Kathmandu, the country’s capital, for ten more days till 14 June. However, the government has permitted construction-related activities in the valley.

Thailand provides medical supplies to Nepal

The Thailand government has extended medical supplies, including surgical masks, PPE sets, face shields, rapid antigen test kits, and oximeter among others to Nepalto boost its Covid-19 response.

UN agencies appeal for funds as COVID-19 surge eclipses South Asia

New York: The UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) on Friday launched a $164 million appeal for personal protective gear, together with COVID-19 testing and control equipment, to save lives amidst the deadly wave of infections which continues to sweep across South Asia.

Amid virus surge, people hoarding oxygen in Nepal

Amid surging Covid-19 cases in Nepal, people are resorting to hoarding oxygen cylinders at home, further exacerbating oxygen shortage in the country. The government has asked people not to hoard cylinders, reported The Himalayan Times.

Lack of funeral vehicles in Covid-hit Nepal’s Bajura Hospital

Lack of funeral vehicles have forced a hospital in Nepal’s Bajura district to carrying bodies of Covid victims in waste management units, The Himalayan Times reported.

Nepal constructing 2000-bed capacity isolation facility

Amid rising cases of coronavirus, authorities in Nepal have started the construction of an isolation facility with a 2,000-bed capacity in Geta Medical College of Kailali district, reported The Himalayan Times.

COVID-19 cases in Nepal cross 200-mark

Kathmandu/UNI:  COVID-19 cases in Nepal crossed 200 mark after the Ministry of Health and Population on Tuesday reported 83 new cases, in the largest single day spike in cases.

Nepal confirms 2nd positive case of COVID-19

Kathmandu/Xinhua/UNI:  After around two months when the first positive case of coronavirus was registered in Nepal, the country on Monday confirmed the second positive case of COVID-19 in a teenager.