Province No. 1
Locals of Bhadrapur against the government’s decision to set up a coronavirus-specific hospital in an under-construction building of Mechi Hospital
The locals of Ward No. 5 and 8 in Bhadrapur Municipality in Jhapa say the setting up of a coronavirus-specific hospital in the area will expose them to the risk of contracting the disease.
Poor border security arrangement fails to control cross-border movement in Morang
The entry of people through proxy border points still continues risking the spread of coronavirus.
Eleven more positive cases confirmed on Tuesday, tally reaches 54 in Province 1
The first positive case in the province was reported in Udayapur on April 17; the infection has spread to six other districts in a month.
First Covid-19 case outside Bhulke found in Udayapur
A journalist reporting from Bhulke in Triyuga Municipality tested positive for the coronavirus.
One more Covid-19 case takes Nepal’s tally to 110
With the new case, Udayapur district alone now has 32 coronavirus cases.
Nepali Congress demands provincial halt to rapid diagnostic tests in Province 1
A meeting of the Nepali Congress Provincial Assembly Party on Thursday decided to draw the attention of the government to stop RDTs immediately questioning its efficacy.
Police arrest drug peddlers operating in the guise of importing essential goods
In Province 1, police have so far seized over 2,800 vehicles on charge of defying the lockdown; 1,523 individuals have been in police custody for the same charge.
Bahradashi in Jhapa discontinues rapid diagnostic tests questioning its reliability
The local unit has decided to contact trace and expedite coronavirus testing among the local population through the Polymerase Chain Reaction method.
Damak Municipality expedites Covid-19 tests after a case was reported in the eastern town
The Health Ministry on Sunday confirmed another case of the coronavirus in Jhapa.
Taplejung runs out of subsidised rice supply as demand soars during lockdown
Food Management and Trading Company Ltd has requested the centre to supply 1,000 quintals of rice to fulfil the demand.
Nepal Covid-19 tally hits 49 after one new case in Jhapa
Health Ministry said a 62-year-old man tested positive for the virus at BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences in Dharan.
One more person tests positive for Covid-19, taking the total number of cases to 31
A 65-year-old man from Biratnagar tested positive for the disease on Saturday.
Province 1 government to help people stranded across the country reach home
The stranded will be sheltered at various quarantine centres across the province and will be sent home in coordination with local governments.
Forest office in Udayapur bans entry to forest areas to keep a check on illegal activities during the lockdown
The office took the decision in the wake of increased incidents of bushfires, trees felling, smuggling of woods and hunting of wild animals across the country.
Workers making their way across districts on foot to reach their hometowns
Authorities are asking respective local units to make arrangements for the passing workers’ stay in quarantine facilities.
Police sub-inspector beat up health worker in Dharan
Health workers staged a protest outside the city demanding action the officer following the incident.
Coronavirus testing hospitals in Province 1 shirk their responsibility
Patients with flu-like symptoms are being referred to BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences without tests, doctors at Dharan-based hospital say.
A 52-year-old woman dies after seeking treatment at four different hospitals in a day
Two hospitals in Biratnagar refused to treat the patient who was suffering from high fever on suspicions of being a Covid-19 case, victim’s daughter says.
15-year-old sustains injuries while spraying disinfectant in Jhapa
Five days after the accident, Abhinash Subedi was admitted to Manmohan Hospital on Wednesday. Mechinagar Municipality will bear the cost of his treatment
Jhapa’s tea plantation farmers face the brunt of lockdown
Mechinagar municipality has asked the tea estate administration to provide food supplies to the workers; the tea estate itself hasn’t said anything about it yet.