Friday, 21 Jan, 2022

Health

Bangladesh sees 10,888 Covid cases, 4 deaths in 24-hr

Bangladesh on Thursday (Jan 20) reported four deaths from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours keeping the number of total deaths to 28,180. Besides, 10,888 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours, raising the total number of coronavirus cases in the country to

India records 3,17,532 Covid cases, 491 deaths in 24 hours

India recorded 3,17,532 new Covid cases on Wednesday, 12.2% higher than yesterday's reported 2.82 lakh daily cases, according to the Health Ministry. 491 people have died due to Covid during the same period, taking the total death count in the country due to the infection to

Drug-resistant infections killing millions: global report

More than 1.2 million people died worldwide in 2019 from infections caused by bacteria resistant to antibiotics, according to the largest study of the issue to date. This is more than the annual death toll from malaria or Aids. Poorer countries are worst affected but antimicrobial

Bangladesh sees 9,500 Covid cases, 12 deaths in 24-hr

Bangladesh on Wednesday (Jan 19) reported 12 deaths from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours keeping the number of total deaths to 28,176. Besides, 8,407 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours, raising the total number of coronavirus cases in the country to

India reported 2,82,970 Covid cases, 441 deaths in 24 hours 

India reported 2,82,970 fresh Coronavirus infections in the last 24 hours, 44,889 cases more than yesterday, taking its overall tally of Covid-19 cases to 3,79,01,241, which includes 8,961 cases of the Omicron variant, according to data from the Union Health Ministry on Wednesday. 

Bangladesh sees 8,407 Covid cases, 10 deaths in 24-hr

Bangladesh on Tuesday (Jan 18) reported 10 deaths from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours keeping the number of total deaths to 28,164. Besides, 8,407 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours, raising the total number of coronavirus cases in the country to 1,632,794.

Vaccinate whole world to end pandemic, UN chief tells Davos

UN chief Antonio Guterres told the all-virtual Davos forum on Monday (Jan 17) that the world must vaccinate everybody against COVID-19 to ensure a way out of the pandemic. The face-to-face gathering of political and corporate power players in the Swiss Alps is online for the second

India reports 2,38,018 cases, 310 deaths in 24 hours 

India's Covid curve showed marginal improvement today as the country recorded 2,38,018 new cases in the last 24 hours -- 7 per cent lower than Monday's reported 2.58 lakh daily cases, according to the Health Ministry. 310 people have died due to Covid during the past 24-hour

Mask, vaccine not mandatory: Europe asks people to live with Covid-19 'flu' 

Spain is calling for Covid-19 to be treated as an endemic disease, like the flu, becoming the first major European nation to explicitly suggest that people live with it. The idea has gradually been gaining traction and could prompt a re-evaluation of government strategies on dealing

Bangladesh sees 6,676 Covid cases, 10 deaths in 24-hr

Bangladesh on Monday (Jan 17) reported 10 deaths from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours keeping the number of total deaths to 28,154. Besides, 3,447 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours, raising the total number of coronavirus cases in the country to 1,624,387.

India records 2.58 lakh cases, 385 deaths in 24-hr

India's Covid curve showed marginal improvement today as the country reported 2.58 lakh cases, which is around 5 per cent lower than yesterday.  As many as 385 people have died of Covid during the past 24-hour period, according to the Health Ministry. The country's

Bangladesh sees 5,222 Covid cases, 8 deaths in 24-hr

Bangladesh on Sunday (Jan 16) reported eight deaths from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours keeping the number of total deaths to 28,144. Besides, 3,447 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours, raising the total number of coronavirus cases in the country to

Sputnik V effective against omicron variant: RDIF

Russia's Sputnik V anti-coronavirus vaccine has proven a good level of efficacy against the omicron variant of the novel coronavirus, Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) head Kirill Dmitriev was quoted as saying in the vaccine's Twitter account on Saturday. "You need to

India reports 2,71,202 COVID-19 cases, 314 deaths in 24-hr

India reported 2,71,202 fresh COVID-19 infections, said the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare today, taking the total case tally in the country to 3,71,22,164. The new cases reported are marginally higher than the 2.68 lakh daily cases reported yesterday. A total of 7,743 Omicron

Bangladesh sees 3,447 Covid cases, 7 deaths in 24-hr

Bangladesh on Saturday (Jan 15) reported seven deaths from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours keeping the number of total deaths to 28,136. Besides, 3,447 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours, raising the total number of coronavirus cases in the country to

India records 2,68,833 Covid cases, 402 deaths in 24 hrs

India reported 2,68,833 fresh COVID-19 infections in 24 hours, said the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare today, taking the total case tally in the country to 3,68,50,962. The new cases reported are marginally higher than the 2.64 lakh daily cases reported yesterday. A total of

Bangladesh sees 3,359 Covid cases, 12 deaths in 24-hr

Bangladesh on Thursday (Jan 13) reported four deaths from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours keeping the number of total deaths to 28,123. Besides, 3,359 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours, raising the total number of coronavirus cases in the country

India records 2,47,417 Covid cases, 380 deaths in 24 hrs

India added 2,47,417 new coronavirus infections, the highest single-day rise in the ongoing wave, taking the total tally of COVID-19 cases to 3,63,17,927, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated today. The daily positivity rate was recorded at 13.11 per cent -- up from

Omicron especially dangerous for unvaccinated: WHO 

The omicron variant of COVID-19 is dangerous — and especially so for those who have not been vaccinated against the disease, the World Health Organization warned Wednesday. The WHO said the global surge in cases was being driven by omicron, which is more transmissible than the

Omicron quickly overtaking Delta in terms of circulation: WHO

Omicron is quickly overtaking the Delta variant of COVID-19 and becoming dominant around the world, a senior World Health Organisation (WHO) official has warned, with the global health agency cautioning that there is “increasing evidence” Omicron is able to evade immunity but