Sunday, 29 Nov, 2020

Health

India's Covid Tally Nears 94 Lakh, Deaths At 1.36 Lakh

Coronavirus cases in India are steadily on the rise with 41,810 new infections in the last 24 hours taking the tally to 93,92,919.  There were 496 deaths recorded in the last 24 hours and the number of active cases went down by 984. There are 4,53,956 active cases in the

WHO reports new daily record high of over 747,000 COVID-19 cases

GENEVA: More than 747,000 new daily cases of novel coronavirus were recorded globally in the past day, bringing a total number of infections to 61.29 million and becoming a new record high number of single-day cases, the World Health Organization (WHO) said in its daily bulletin on

Covid came from India or Bangladesh, claim Chinese scientists

Scientists in China have claimed that coronavirus may have originated in India or Bangladesh as they try to shift the blame from Wuhan. A paper by researchers at the Shanghai Institute for Biological Sciences suggests the virus existed on the Indian subcontinent before the Wuhan

Bangladesh sees 36 deaths, 1,908 corona cases in 24-hr

Bangladesh today confirmed 36 deaths from the coronavirus (COVID-19) infection in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 6,580.  According to the Health authorities, 1,908 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours raising the total number of

India records 4pc lesser COVID-19 cases, total at 93.51 lakh

India has reported 41,322 fresh COVID-19 cases till today, 4% lower than on Friday, taking its overall number to 93.51 lakh cases and 1,36,200 deaths, Union Health Ministry data shows.  These numbers come even as a vaccine to fight back the virus seemed tantalisingly close. The

Bangladesh reports 20 deaths, 2,273 corona cases in 24-hr

Bangladesh today confirmed 20 deaths from the coronavirus (COVID-19) infection in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 6,544.  According to the Health authorities, 2,273 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours raising the total number of

AstraZeneca says its COVID-19 vaccine needs ‘additional study’ ​​​​​​​

AstraZeneca might have to run an additional global trial to assess the efficacy of its COVID-19 vaccine, after concerns were raised about the effectiveness of its jab. The British company’s chief executive Pascal Soriot was quoted as saying in a Bloomberg News report on Thursday

Bangladesh reports 37 deaths, 2,292 corona cases in 24-hr

Bangladesh today confirmed 39 deaths from the coronavirus (COVID-19) infection in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 6,524.  According to the Health authorities, 2,292 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours raising the total number of

India's COVID-19 tally at 92.66 lakh, 44,489 new cases in a day

India's COVID-19 caseload increased to 92.66 lakh with 44,489 new infections being reported in a day, while the recoveries surged to 86.79 lakh, the Union health ministry said on Thursday.  The country's infection tally mounted to 92,66,705, while the deaths climbed to

Bangladesh reports 39 deaths, 2,156 corona cases in 24-hr

Bangladesh today confirmed 39 deaths from the coronavirus (COVID-19) infection in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 6,487.  According to the Health authorities, 2,156 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours raising the total number of

44,376 New Covid Cases In A Day, Total Cases At 92.2 Lakh

India's COVID-19 caseload went past 92 lakh with 44,376 new cases reported in a day, while the number of recoveries surged to 86.42 lakh, the health ministry said on Wednesday.  The number of total coronavirus cases rose to 92,22,216 in the country, while the deaths due to the

Bangladesh reports 32 deaths, 2,230 corona cases in 24-hr

Bangladesh today confirmed 32 deaths from the coronavirus (COVID-19) infection in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 6,448.  According to the Health authorities, 2,230 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours raising the total number of

India Covid tally nears 92 lakh, 37,975 new cases in a day

With 37,975 fresh COVID-19 infections, India recorded 13 per cent fewer coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, government data shows.  The country also reported 480 Covid-related deaths in this period, marginally lower than yesterday's 511.  India's overall

Bangladesh reports 28 deaths, 2,419 corona cases in 24-hr

Bangladesh today confirmed 28 deaths from the coronavirus (COVID-19) infection in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 6,416.  According to the Health authorities, 2,419 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours raising the total number of

Covid-19: Oxford University vaccine shows 70% protection

The coronavirus vaccine developed by the University of Oxford stops 70% of people developing Covid symptoms, a large-scale trial shows. It is both a triumph and a disappointment after vaccines by Pfizer and Moderna showed 95% protection. However, the Oxford jab is far cheaper, and

Moderna to charge $25-$37 for COVID-19 vaccine: CEO 

Moderna will charge governments between $25 and $37 per dose of its COVID-19 vaccine candidate, depending on the amount ordered, Chief Executive Stephane Bancel told German weekly Welt am Sonntag (WamS). "Our vaccine therefore costs about the same as a flu shot, which is between

44,059 new cases in a day, India's Coronavirus tally past 91 lakh

India's COVID-19 caseload went past 91 lakh with 44,059 coronavirus infections being reported in a day, while the recoveries surged to 85,62,641, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Monday. The total coronavirus cases mounted to 91,39,865, while the deaths

India reports 45,209 COVID-19 cases, 501 deaths in last 24-hr

For the first time, the number of RT-PCR tests in Delhi has exceeded the number of rapid antigen tests, while over 3.7 lakh people have been surveyed as part of the efforts to curb the spread of coronavirus in the national capital, the Union Home Ministry said on Sunday. Delhi's

Russia ready to give coronavirus vaccine to other countries: Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Saturday told leaders at this weekend’s Group of 20 (G-20) summit in Saudi Arabia that Russia was ready to distribute its Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine to other countries.  According to Reuters, Russia is also preparing its second and

Bangladesh reports 38 deaths, 2,060 corona cases in 24-hr

Bangladesh today confirmed 38 deaths from the coronavirus (COVID-19) infection in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 6,388.  According to the Health authorities, 2,060 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours raising the total number of