Sunday, 28 Feb, 2021

Health

World's second-oldest person survives Covid-19 at age 116

A 116-year-old French nun who is believed to be the world’s second-oldest person has survived COVID-19 and is looking forward to celebrating her 117th birthday on Thursday. The Gerontology Research Group, which validates details of people thought to be 110 or older, lists

Bangladesh sees 8 deaths, 387 corona cases in 24-hr

Bangladesh today confirmed 8 deaths from coronavirus infection in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 8,229. According to the Health authorities, 387 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours raising the total number of coronavirus cases in the country

India reports 9,110 new Covid-19 cases

India reported 9,110 new Covid-19 cases, 14,016 discharges, and 78 deaths in the last 24 hours, as per Union health ministry The total cases in the country now reached 1,08,47,304. Of these active cases are 1,43,625.  The total discharges are 1,05,48,521. The death toll stands

Bangladesh sees 16 deaths, 316 corona cases in 24-hr

Bangladesh today confirmed 16 deaths from coronavirus infection in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 8,221. According to the Health authorities, 316 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours raising the total number of coronavirus cases in the country

11831 new cases push India's Covid-19 tally to 1.08cr

With 12,059 new Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours, India has reported a total of 1,08,26,363 cases so far.  11,805 discharges and 78 deaths have been reported in the last 24 hours taking the total discharges and death toll to 1,05,22,601 and 1,54,996 respectively.  A

Bangladesh sees 15 deaths, 292 corona cases in 24-hr

Bangladesh today confirmed 15 deaths from coronavirus infection in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 8,205. According to the Health authorities, 292 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours raising the total number of coronavirus cases in the country

India records lowest daily rise in Covid-19 deaths since May

India on Sunday recorded its lowest number of daily deaths caused by the novel coronavirus since May 1 last year, with 78 people succumbing to the deadly disease in the last 24 hours. The country’s death toll currently stands at 1.5 lakh, according to government data. 

Bangladesh sees 8 deaths, 305 corona cases in 24-hr

Bangladesh today confirmed 8 deaths from coronavirus infection in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 8,190. According to the Health authorities, 305 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours raising the total number of coronavirus cases in the country

Over 5.4m people vaccinated across India; 6 lakh in UP

Over 54 lakh people were vaccinated against Covid-19 in India, said the health ministry. India reported 11,713 fresh Covid-19 cases on Friday pushing the overall tally to 10,814,304, according to Health Ministry.  The death toll from the deadly infection jumped to

Bangladesh sees 7 deaths, 435 corona cases in 24-hr

Bangladesh today confirmed 7 deaths from coronavirus infection in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 8,182. According to the Health authorities, 435 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours raising the total number of coronavirus cases in the country

Pfizer withdraws emergency use bid of its COVID vaccine in India

Pfizer Inc has withdrawn an application for emergency-use authorisation of its COVID-19 vaccine in India that it has developed with Germany’s BioNTech, the company told the Reuters news agency on Friday. The United States company, which was the first drugmaker to apply for

Bangladesh sees 13 deaths, 485 corona cases in 24-hr

Bangladesh today confirmed 13 deaths from coronavirus infection in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 8,175. According to the Health authorities, 485 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours raising the total number of coronavirus cases in the country

12,899 new coronavirus cases in India

India's COVID-19 tally of cases rose to 1,07,90,183 with 12,899 new infections being reported in a day, while the recoveries surged to 1,04,80,455, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Thursday. The death count increased to 1,54,703 with 107 daily new fatalities,

Bangladesh sees 13 deaths, 438 corona cases in 24-hr

Bangladesh today confirmed 13 deaths from coronavirus infection in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 8,162. According to the Health authorities, 438 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours raising the total number of coronavirus cases in the country

Covid-19: Saudi Arabia suspends entry from 20 countries​​​​​​​

Saudi Arabia on Tuesday banned expatriates from traveling to the Kingdom from 20 countries to curb the spread of the coronavirus. Exceptions to the ban, which begins at 9 pm on Wednesday, are diplomats, and medical staff and their families. Travel will be banned from the UAE, Egypt,

India active cases at 160,057; 4.1 million vaccinated

India recorded 11,000 fresh Covid-19 cases of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19).  The total number of active cases in the country has fallen to 161,865, while the caseload tally stands at 10,778,206. Globally, more than 104.3 million people have been infected by the virus. 

Bangladesh sees 12 deaths, 525 corona cases in 24-hr

Bangladesh today confirmed 12 deaths from coronavirus infection in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 8,149. According to the Health authorities, 525 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours raising the total number of coronavirus cases in the country

8,635 fresh Covid cases in India, lowest one-day rise in 8 months

With 8,635 fresh coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, India recorded the lowest single-day rise in its tally in nearly eight months, the government data this morning showed.  In a boost to the fight against the pandemic, the country has been vaccinating its citizens much faster

Bangladesh sees 10 deaths, 443 corona cases in 24-hr

Bangladesh today confirmed 10 deaths from coronavirus infection in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 8,137. 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

EU and AstraZeneca in 'step forward' on Covid vaccines

The EU says UK-Swedish drug firm AstraZeneca will now supply an additional nine million Covid vaccine doses by March, after days of criticism of the bloc's vaccination programme. Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said it was a "step forward". But the 40m doses