Focused COVID-19 Media Monitoring, Nepal (August 10, 2022)


Emerging Theme(s):

  • Dhulikhel Hospital of Kavre on Tuesday, has started telemedicine services targeting patients in remote areas of the district; 40 people have been benefited so far.
  • Government to amend the Nursing Education Act, decided to change the provisions requiring a 100-bed hospital for teaching Nursing program.
  • An additional allowance of 150% of the monthly salary to be provided to the specialist doctors of Shahid Gangalal National Heart Disease Center for 2 years.

Recurring Theme(s):

  • COVID-19 cases in Nepal are increasing with 1090 new cases. There are 5,806 active cases at present and 438 have recovered in last 24 hours.
  • More than 75% people dying with COVID-19 infection in Nepal were not vaccinated.
  • Maiya Khola Secondary School at Taplejung will be closed for 10 days from Wednesday due to COVID-19 infection.