Corona in Nepal

On December 31 last year, China alerted WHO to several cases of unusual pneumonia in Wuhan.

On January 5, Chinese officials ruled out the possibility that this was a recurrence of the severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) virus.

On January 11, China announced its first death from the virus, a 61-year-old man who had purchased goods from the seafood market.

Nepal recorded first confirmed case of COVID-19 infection on January 13, 2020 in a Nepali student at Wuhan University of Technology, China.

On January 22, the death toll in China jumped to 17 with more than 550 infections. Many European airports stepped up checks on flights from Wuhan.

By January 24, the death toll in China stood at 26, with the government reporting more than 830 infections.

March 15, SAARC leaders discussing strategy to jointly fight COVID-19 in region.

March 18, Nepal Govt postpones SEE Exam 2076.

64 Nepalis quarantined for violating immigration rules on March 22, 2020

March 22, Nepal Government stops delivery of all kinds of non-essential services from Sunday

March 22, A Birgunj-based Nepali businessman rumored to have contracted COVID-19 tests negative

March 22, Nepal establishes a NPR 500 million COVID-19 Emergency Relief Fund and all ministers to donate their one month’s salary for the Fund

March 22, Over A Million People Leave Kathmandu Valley, Nepal

March 22, Kathmandu Metropolitan starts ambulance call service 102 and Toll Free Number 1180 for consultation

March 23,Nepal seals all border points for one week

March 23, German Chancellor Merkel self-isolates as Germany bans gathering of more than two

March 23, 5,000-bed quarantine facilities to be set up in valley

March 23, A 19-year-old female Nepali student who returned from France was confirmed with coronavirus in Nepal.

March 23, Basanta Chaudhary Announces Rs.10 Million Donations To A Trust

March 26, Bhaktapur Municipality to track all citizens who were outside Nepal recently-

March 27, Katntipur publication stops printing all its newspapers.

March 27, KMC sprays disinfectant

March 27, Nepal sending aircraft to bring medical equipment from China this weekend

March 27, 305 foreigners evacuated from Nepal

March 27, Pokhara Metropolitan city starts to spray disinfection chemicals to resist corona.

March 27, Four Nepalis in Spain test positive for coronavirus

March 27, Kathmandu city to track all citizens who were outside Nepal recently

March 27,Norvic Hospital starts fully equipped COVID Isolation Ward

March 28,NAC plane flying to collect coronavirus test samples overshoots Nepalgunj runway

March 28,Ghalegaun locals to be fined up to Rs 50,000 for hosting guests during Covid-19 crisis

March 28,Senior leader of Nepali Congress leader Ram Chandra Poudel has offered to turn his home in Damauli, Tanahun, as a quarantine facility.

March 28, Integrated Group Donates 40 sets of PPE.

March 28, Death count exceeds 1000 in UK alone.

March 29, Death count exceeds 2000 in USA alone.

March 29, Death count exceeds 10000 in Italy alone.

March 29, Nepal Airlines to fly Srilanka and Australia to return foreigners from respective countries.

March 29, Government of Nepal discussing to extend lockdown.

March 29, Province 2 govt to announce lockdown relief packages for the needy.

March 29, Dharan Starts Corona test outside of Kathmandu Valley.

March 29, NAC aircraft carrying medical supplies from China arrives.

March 29, Corona virus detected in a cat in Belgium.



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