Thursday, 29 Oct, 2020

Health

Bangladesh reports 22 deaths, 1537 corona cases in 24-hr

Bangladesh today confirmed 22 more deaths from coronavirus (COVID-19) infection in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 5,577.  According to the Health authorities, 1,537 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours raising the total number of

Over 55,000 cases in a day take India's overall tally near 72 lakh

On Monday, India saw a single-day rise of 66,732 infections which pushed India's caseload to 71.2 lakh.  Over 55,300 new cases of Covid-19 cases and 706 deaths in 24 hours have taken India's overall tally to 71.7 lakh. In India, active Covid-19 cases stand at 8.61 lakh

J&J halts Covid vaccine trial as participant gets sick

Johnson & Johnson said it has paused further dosing in all clinical trials of its experimental Covid-19 vaccine because a study volunteer had an unexplained illness. The pause announced Monday affects all trials of J&J’s vaccine, including a large Phase 3 trial that began

Bangladesh reports 31 deaths, 1472 corona cases in 24-hr

Bangladesh today confirmed 31 more deaths from coronavirus (COVID-19) infection in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 5,555.  According to the Health authorities, 1,472 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours raising the total number of

India crosses 71-lakh mark with 66,732 new cases

India's coronavirus tally on Monday crossed the 71-lakh mark with 66,732 new cases and 816 deaths reported in the last 24 hours, according to the Union Health Ministry. India's Covid-19 recoveries crossed the 60-lakh mark, while less than 1000 coronavirus deaths have been

Coronavirus can survive for 28 days on some surfaces: Study

The virus that causes COVID-19 can survive on banknotes, glass and stainless steel for up to 28 days, much longer than the flu virus, Australian researchers said on Monday, highlighting the need for effective cleaning and handwashing to help combat the disease. Findings from the study

India's coronavirus tally crosses 70-lakh mark with 74,383 new cases

India's coronavirus tally on Sunday crossed the 70-lakh mark with a spike of 74,383 new cases and 918 deaths reported in the last 24 hours. The total case tally stands at 70,53,807 including 8,67,496 active cases, 60,77,977 cured/discharged/migrated cases and 1,08,334 deaths,

Bangladesh reports 24 deaths, 1193 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 5,524.  According to the Health authorities, 1,193 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours raising the total number of

India reports 73,272 coronavirus cases; tally surges over 69.79 lakh

India on Saturday reported a spike of 73,272 new Covid-19 cases and 926 deaths in the last 24 hours taking the tally to 69,79,424 including 8,83,185 active cases, 59,88,823 cured/discharged/migrated cases and 1,07,416 deaths, according to the Union Health Ministry A total of 11,64,018

Bangladesh reports 23 deaths, 1203 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 5,500.  According to the Health authorities, 1,203 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours raising the total number of

Bangladesh reports 17 deaths, 1278 corona cases in 24-hr

Bangladesh today confirmed 17 more deaths from coronavirus (COVID-19) infection in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 5,477.  According to the Health authorities, 1,278 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours raising the total number of

Bangladesh reports 20 deaths, 1441 corona cases in 24-hr

Bangladesh today confirmed 20 more deaths from coronavirus (COVID-19) infection in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 5,460.  According to the Health authorities, 1,441 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours raising the total number of

Bangladesh reports 35 deaths, 1520 corona cases in 24-hr

Bangladesh today confirmed 35 more deaths from coronavirus (COVID-19) infection in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 5,440.  According to the Health authorities, 1,520 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours raising the total number of

Bangladesh reports 30 deaths, 1499 corona cases in 24-hr

Bangladesh today confirmed 30 more deaths from coronavirus (COVID-19) infection in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 5,405.  According to the Health authorities, 1,499 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours raising the total number of

WHO believes 10% of world has had Covid-19, eyes faster reforms

The WHO estimated Monday that 10 percent of the world has been infected by the new coronavirus -- way more than has been recorded -- as it mulled speeding up internal reforms. To date, more than 35 million cases of Covid-19 have been registered worldwide, including some 1.04 million

Bangladesh reports 27 deaths, 1442 corona cases in 24-hr

Bangladesh today confirmed 27 more deaths from coronavirus (COVID-19) infection in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 5,375.  According to the Health authorities, 1,442 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours raising the total number of

Bangladesh reports 23 deaths, 1125 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 5,348.  According to the Health authorities, 1,125 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours raising the total number of

Vitamin A plus campaign begins 

The national Vitamin A plus campaign kicked off across the country today, aiming to feed Vitamin A capsules to children aged between six and 59 months. The campaign will continue till October 17, said the Institute of Public Health and Nutrition. Children aged between six and 12

Bangladesh reports 20 deaths, 1182 corona cases in 24-hr

Bangladesh today confirmed 20 more deaths from coronavirus (COVID-19) infection in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 5,325.  According to the Health authorities, 1,182 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours raising the total number of

Covid-19 deaths cross 1 lakh mark, cases reach 64.73 lakh in India 

Coronavirus cases in India climbed to over 64.73 lakh as the country detected 79,476 new Covid-19 infections in a span of 24 hours. The death toll in India due to coronavirus has also crossed the grim milestone of 1 lakh as 1,069 more people succumbed to the Covid-19 infection. With