Nepal

Focused COVID-19 Media Monitoring, Nepal (September 3, 2021)

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EMERGING THEME(S)

  • Nepal reported 1,619 new COVID-19 cases, 16 deaths on September 2; neurological problems being seen in COVID-19-recovered of Nepal; number of seasonal flu patients has increased in Kathmandu hospitals and other city areas; impact of COVID-19 seen to be similar in city and rural population of Nepal, according to seroprevalence study
  • Members of Dalit community affected the most by COVID-19 pandemic, according to researcher JB Bishwokarma

RECURRING THEME(S)

  • Kathmandu preparing to reopen schools from next week guided by the concept of ‘smart lockdown’; health experts warn against the reopening of schools in Kathmandu Valley; schools in Myagdi have reopened, while Rautahat and Gorkha preparing to reopen schools