Sunday, 28 Feb, 2021

Health

India COVID-19 infections at three-week high

India reported on Friday its biggest jump in new coronavirus infections in three weeks, with 13,193 cases, while thousands of marshals fanned out to enforce mask wearing across the financial capital of Mumbai, which is battling a recent spurt. The tally of confirmed infections is 10.96

Bangladesh sees 8 deaths, 406 corona cases in 24-hr

Bangladesh today confirmed 8 deaths from coronavirus infection in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 8,337. According to the Health authorities, 406 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours raising the total number of coronavirus cases in the country

COVID-19 vaccination ‘wildly uneven and unfair’: UN Secretary-General

The United Nations chief has sharply criticised the “wildly uneven and unfair” distribution of COVID-19 vaccines, pointing out that just 10 countries have administered 75 percent of all vaccinations. Addressing a high-level meeting of the UN Security Council on Wednesday,

Bangladesh sees 15 deaths, 391 corona cases in 24-hr

Bangladesh today confirmed 15 deaths from coronavirus infection in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 8,329. According to the Health authorities, 391 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours raising the total number of coronavirus cases in the country

Bangladesh sees 16 deaths, 443 corona cases in 24-hr

Bangladesh today confirmed 16 deaths from coronavirus infection in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 8,314. According to the Health authorities, 443 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours raising the total number of coronavirus cases in the country

WHO authorizes AstraZeneca’s Covid-19 vaccine for emergency use

The World Health Organization has granted an emergency authorization to AstraZeneca’s coronavirus vaccine, a move that should allow the UN agency’s partners to ship millions of doses to countries as part of a UN-backed program to tame the pandemic. In a statement Monday,

Bangladesh sees 13 deaths, 396 corona cases in 24-hr

Bangladesh today confirmed 13 deaths from coronavirus infection in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 8,298. According to the Health authorities, 396 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours raising the total number of coronavirus cases in the country

Covid-19: India records 11,649 new cases, 90 fresh fatalities

India's tally of Covid-19 cases rose to 1,09,16,589 with 11,649 new infections, while fresh fatalities were recorded below 100 for the ninth time this month, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Monday. The death toll increased to 1,55,732 with 90 daily new

Bangladesh sees 11 deaths, 446 corona cases in 24-hr

Bangladesh today confirmed 11 deaths from coronavirus infection in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 8,285. According to the Health authorities, 446 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours raising the total number of coronavirus cases in the

Covid-19: Hotel quarantine comes into force in UK

All British and Irish citizens and UK residents who arrive in England after being in a high-risk Covid country now have to quarantine in hotels. The "red list" of 33 countries includes Portugal, Brazil and South Africa. The new regulations, which aim to stop Covid variants

Bangladesh sees 8 deaths, 326 corona cases in 24-hr

Bangladesh today confirmed 8 deaths from coronavirus infection in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 8,274. According to the Health authorities, 326 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours raising the total number of coronavirus cases in the country

India records 12,194 new cases in last 24 hours

India's tally of Covid-19 cases surpassed 1.09 crore with 12,194 new infections, while the daily deaths were recorded below 100 for the eighth time this month, according to the Union health ministry data updated on Sunday. The total coronavirus cases rose to 1,09,04,940. The death

Bangladesh sees 13 deaths, 291 corona cases in 24-hr

Bangladesh today confirmed 13 deaths from coronavirus infection in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 8,266. According to the Health authorities, 291 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours raising the total number of coronavirus cases in the country

Why Canada is falling behind in Covid vaccinations

Canada has secured the world's largest number of potential Covid vaccine doses per capita - but it's struggling to get its hands on some of those doses and to get jabs into arms. On Friday, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau promised an "enormous increase" in doses coming

Bangladesh sees 5 deaths, 404 corona cases in 24-hr

Bangladesh today confirmed 5 deaths from coronavirus infection in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 8,253. According to the Health authorities, 404 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours raising the total number of coronavirus cases in the country

Bangladesh sees 9 deaths, 418 corona cases in 24-hr

Bangladesh today confirmed 9 deaths from coronavirus infection in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 8,248. According to the Health authorities, 418 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours raising the total number of coronavirus cases in the country

"UK's Covid-19 variant a concern, likely to sweep the world"

The coronavirus variant first found in the British region of Kent is a concern because it could undermine the protection given by vaccines against developing COVID-19, the head of the United Kingdom's genetic surveillance programme said. She also said the variant was dominant in

Malaysia offers COVID-19 vaccinations to foreign residents, undocumented migrants

Malaysia will extend its free COVID-19 vaccination programme to all foreigners residing in the country, including students, refugees and undocumented migrants, the government said on Thursday. The Southeast Asian country is expected to begin its vaccine rollout at the end of this

AstraZeneca vaccine can be used for people over 65 and Covid variants: WHO

WHO vaccine experts said on Wednesday the AstraZeneca-Oxford Covid-19 vaccine could be used for people over the age of 65, and also in settings where variants of the virus are circulating.  "Taking the totality of available evidence into account, WHO recommends the vaccine

Bangladesh sees 10 deaths, 388 corona cases in 24-hr

Bangladesh today confirmed 10 deaths from coronavirus infection in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 8,239. According to the Health authorities, 388 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours raising the total number of coronavirus cases in the country