Thursday, 29 Oct, 2020

Health

Bangladesh sees 24 deaths, 1,545 corona cases in 24-hr

Bangladesh today confirmed 24 more deaths from coronavirus (COVID-19) infection in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 5,723.   According to the Health authorities, 1,545 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours raising the total number of

7.65 million cases in India; recovery rate stands at 88.81%

With 54,044 new cases reported across the country on Tuesday, the coronavirus infection has now affected over 7.6 million people in India. As many as 717 deaths were reported in the last 24 hours, taking the toll to 1,15,914. Of the 76,51,108 cases, 7,40,090 cases are still active,

Bangladesh sees 18 deaths, 1380 corona cases in 24-hr

Bangladesh today confirmed 18 more deaths from coronavirus (COVID-19) infection in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 5,699.   According to the Health authorities, 1,380 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours raising the total number of

184 countries and economies join COVAX: WHO chief

A total of 184 countries and economies have now joined COVAX, an international initiative co-led by the World Health Organization (WHO) and partners to ensure effective and equitable global access to COVID-19 vaccines, the WHO chief announced on Monday. "COVAX represents the

Bangladesh sees 21 deaths, 1637 corona cases in 24-hr

Bangladesh today confirmed 21 more deaths from coronavirus (COVID-19) infection in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 5,681.   According to the Health authorities, 1,637 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours raising the total number of

SALF holds webinar on access to justice during Covid-19

South Asian Lawyer’s Forum (SALF) organized a webinar titled "Access to Justice during Covid-19: Asian Perspective" on Saturday (October 17).  This is a webinar bringing speakers from Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Sri Lanka, and Thailand with the idea and purpose of

Covid caseload over 75 lakh in India with 55,722 new cases

Coronavirus cases in India crossed the 75-lakh lakh on Monday morning as the country detected 55,722 fresh Covid-19 infections in the past 24 hours. In a single day, 579 coronavirus positive patients succumbed to the Covid-19 infection, according to the Health Ministry data updated on

India's coronavirus tally nears 75 lakh, deaths cross 1.14 lakh

India reported 61,871 new coronavirus cases in last 24 hours, taking the country's tally to 74,94,552, the Union health ministry said on Sunday. The number of deaths due to Covid-19 also increased by 1,033 to 1,14,031, according to the latest health bulletin. Meanwhile, the

Bangladesh sees 14 deaths, 1274 corona cases in 24-hr

Bangladesh today confirmed 14 more deaths from coronavirus (COVID-19) infection in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 5,660.   According to the Health authorities, 1,274 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours raising the total number of

WHO lists Globe Biotech's vaccine - BANCOVID

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has listed coronavirus or Covid-19 vaccine ‘BANCOVID’ of Bangladesh’s Globe Biotech Limited.  The Globe Biotech claimed that 'BANCOVID' vaccine is capable of producing antibodies in animal bodies.   The

Bangladesh sees 23 deaths, 1209 corona cases in 24-hr

Bangladesh today confirmed 23 more deaths from coronavirus (COVID-19) infection in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 5,643.   According to the Health authorities, 1,209 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours raising the total number of

India's coronavirus cases cross 74 lakh, death toll nears 1.13 lakh

India reported a spike of 62,212 new coronavirus cases on Saturday morning along with 837 deaths. With the latest figures, India’s coronavirus caseload now stands at over 74 lakh. India currently has 74,32,681 coronavirus cases and 1,12,998 deaths, according to the health

Remdesivir has little effect on COVID-19: WHO study​

A World Health Organization trial using four drugs including the antiviral remdesivir in the hospital treatment of COVID-19 has found the repurposed medicines have little to no effect on the length of time patients spend in hospital or their survival. “These Remdesivir,

Coronavirus can infect brain tissue, affect memory, language: Study

SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, is capable of infecting brain tissue and affecting the structure of the cortex, a region of the brain responsible for functions such as memory, consciousness, and language, according to a Brazilian study released on Thursday. "We

Bangladesh reports 15 deaths, 1527 corona cases in 24-hr

Bangladesh today confirmed 15 more deaths from coronavirus (COVID-19) infection in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 5,623.   According to the Health authorities, 1,527 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours raising the total number of

WHO warns Europe virus surge of 'great concern'

European countries have unveiled tough new measures to try to curb a surge in coronavirus infections which the World Health Organization warned Thursday is of "great concern". Underscoring the disruption wrought by Covid-19 even in the corridors of power, US presidential

Bangladesh reports 15 deaths, 1600 corona cases in 24-hr

Bangladesh today confirmed 15 more deaths from coronavirus (COVID-19) infection in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 5,608.  According to the Health authorities, 1,600 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours raising the total number of

India reports 67,000 new coronavirus cases, tally crosses 73 lakh, over 1.11 lakh dead

India has reported a spike of 67,000 new coronavirus cases on Thursday along with 680 deaths. With the latest rise in coronavirus cases, India’s Covid-19 tally now stands at over 73 lakh. India currently has 73,07,098 coronavirus cases and 1,11,266 deaths, according to the health

Bangladesh reports 16 deaths, 1684 corona cases in 24-hr

Bangladesh today confirmed 16 more deaths from coronavirus (COVID-19) infection in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 5,593.  According to the Health authorities, 1,684 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours raising the total number of

World Bank approves $12 billion for COVID-19 vaccines

The World Bank (WB) on October 13 said that it has approved $12 billion for developing countries to finance the purchase and distribution of COVID-19 vaccines, tests and treatment. The financing “aims to support vaccination of up to a billion people,” a statement read.