Friday, 16 Apr, 2021

Health

Bangladesh tops 10,000 coronavirus deaths, 4,192 fresh cases 

Bangladesh on Thursday recorded 94 deaths from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours, the highest single-day death toll reported in the country.  With the latest figure, the number of total fatalities now stands at 10,081.  Besides, 4,192 people have tested positive for

India Sees Over 2 Lakh Covid Cases, Record Daily High

India added over two lakh new Covid cases in the last 24 hours, an unprecedented figure, to take its toll to over 1.4 crore.  The country has been the world's worst-hit country since April 2, forcing states scrambling to impose curbs to control the virus. Here are the top

Bangladesh reports highest 96 deaths, 5,185 corona cases in last 24-hr

Bangladesh on Wednesday recorded 96 deaths from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours, the highest single-day death toll reported in the country.  With the latest figure, the number of total fatalities now stands at 9,987.  Besides, 5,185 people have tested positive for

India reports 1,84,372 new Covid-19 cases, 1,027 more deaths

Citing the rapidly increasing Covid-19 cases in the city, Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain Wednesday appealed to people to go out only if necessary.  Jain said: “Covid cases are rapidly increasing, there’s no slowdown. We appeal to people to go out only if

US agencies call for pause in J&J Covid-19 vaccine

US health authorities are calling for a pause in the use of the Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine, after reports of extremely rare blood clotting cases. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said it was acting "out of an abundance of caution". It said six cases of

Bangladesh reports 6,028 fresh corona cases, 69 new deaths 

Bangladesh on Tuesday recorded 69 deaths from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours in the country.  With the latest figure, the number of total fatalities now stands at 9,891.  Besides, 6,028 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours raising the total

India records 1,61,736 new corona cases, 879 deaths in 24-hr

New Delhi: A total of 1,61,736 new coronavirus infections have been reported in a day pushing India's tally of cases to 1,36,89,453, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate dropped further to 89.51 percent, according to data updated by the Union Health Ministry on Monday. The

Bangladesh sees highest 83 deaths from Covid-19 in last 24-hr

Bangladesh on Monday recorded 83 deaths from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours - the highest single-day death toll reported in the country.  With the latest figure, the number of total fatalities now stands at 9,822.  Besides, 7,201 people have tested positive for coronavirus

India records over 1.68 lakh new Covid-19 cases

India on Monday reported 1,68,912 new Covid-19 cases and 904 deaths in last 24 hours, according to data from the Union Health Ministry. The total number of cases stand at 1,35,27,717. There are 12,01,009 active cases in the country at present while 1,21,56,529 people have recovered

South African variant can ‘break through’ Pfizer vaccine: Study

The coronavirus variant discovered in South Africa can “break through” Pfizer-BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine to some extent, a study in Israel found. The South African coronavirus variant managed to penetrate the protection offered by two doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech

Bangladesh sees highest 78 deaths from Covid-19 in last 24-hr

Bangladesh on Sunday recorded 78 deaths from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours - the highest single-day death toll reported in the country.  With the latest figure, the number of total fatalities now stands at 9,749.  Besides, 5,819 people have tested positive for coronavirus

 India records new high of 1,52,879 corona cases, ‘Tika Utsav’ begins 

India, in the last 24 hours, added 1,52,879 fresh Covid-19 infections, setting another grim one-day record as the country’s tally reached over 1.33 crore cases. 839 deaths in the last 24 hours pushed the toll to 1.69 lakh. This comes on a day when the country kicked off a

WHO chief criticises 'shocking' global Covid vaccine divide

The World Health Organization (WHO) Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has criticised what it describes as a "shocking imbalance" in the distribution of coronavirus vaccines between rich and poor countries. The group's chief said a target of seeing vaccination programmes under

India records new-high of 1,45,384 cases; Maharashtra goes into lockdown

With a record 1,45,384 fresh cases, India’s Covid-19 tally has climbed to 1,32,05,926, the health ministry said on Saturday. The number of active cases has breached the 10-lakh mark again after around six-and-a-half months, while the death toll due to the viral disease has gone

Bangladesh sees highest 77 deaths from Covid-19 in last 24-hr

Bangladesh on Saturday recorded 77 deaths from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours - the highest single-day death toll reported in the country.  With the latest figure, the number of total fatalities now stands at 9,661.  Besides, 5,343 people have tested positive for

Bangladesh sees highest daily deaths from Covid-19 

Bangladesh on Thursday recorded 74 deaths from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours - the highest single-day death toll reported in the country.  With the latest figure, the number of total fatalities now stands at 9,521.  Besides, 6,854 people have tested positive for

1,26,789 corona cases in India in new 1-Day record

India detected 1,26,789 new cases of the novel coronavirus in the last 24 hours, the highest so far.  Of the total, Maharashtra recorded a new high of 59,907 cases, while Chhattisgarh’s count went past the 10,000-mark for the first time.  Karnataka and Uttar Pradesh,

Modi takes 2nd dose of Covid vaccine at AIIMS, Delhi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday took the second dose of the Covid-19 vaccine at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in New Delhi. The Prime Minister took his first dose of the indigenously developed Covid-19 vaccine Covaxin on March 1. Sharing the news on his

Bangladesh sees highest daily corona cases, 63 more deaths

Bangladesh today confirmed 63 deaths from coronavirus infection in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 9,447.  According to the Health authorities, 7,626 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours raising the total number of coronavirus cases in the

Biden announces all US adults eligible for corona vaccine by Apr 19

All adults across America will be eligible for COVID-19 vaccines within two weeks, President Joe Biden announced on Tuesday, as economic powerhouse California set a June 15 target to fully reopen businesses. The positive news from the United States — which has reported the most