Sunday, 28 Feb, 2021

Health

Bangladesh reports 16 deaths, 718 corona cases in 24-hr

Bangladesh today confirmed 16 deaths from the coronavirus (COVID-19) infection in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 7,819.  According to the Health authorities, 718 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours raising the total number of coronavirus

5.65 million doses of Covid-19 vaccine to be transported on Day 1 in India

As the first batch of Covid-19 vaccines was sent to several cities across India from Pune's Serum Institute of India (SII) on Tuesday morning, Union civil aviation minister Hardeep Singh Puri tweeted four carriers will operate nine flights to transport 5.65 million doses of

Registration from Jan 26, vaccination Feb first week

The registration process for Covid-19 vaccination will begin on 26 January while the vaccination will begin in the first week of February.    Director General (DG) of Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) ABM Khurshid Alam made the announcement in a press conference on

Bangladesh reports 22 deaths, 849 corona cases in 24-hr

Bangladesh today confirmed 22 deaths from the coronavirus (COVID-19) infection in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 7,803.  According to the Health authorities, 849 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours raising the total number of coronavirus

India 14th highest active Covid cases globally

India continues to show a downward trend in the new number of coronavirus cases. With tally at 10,467,431, it accounts for the 2nd highest cases of Covid-19 infections globally.  However, when it comes to the active number of coronavirus cases, India stands at the 14th spot

UK meets £250m match aid target into COVAX, the global vaccines facility

The UK has helped to raise $1 billion for the coronavirus COVAX Advance Market Commitment (AMC) through match-funding other donors, which combined with the £548 million of UK aid pledged will help distribute one billion doses of coronavirus vaccines to 92 developing countries this

Bangladesh reports 25 deaths, 1,071 corona cases in 24-hr

Bangladesh today confirmed 25 deaths from the coronavirus (COVID-19) infection in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 7,781.  According to the Health authorities, 1,071 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours raising the total number of

Moderna becomes third Covid vaccine approved in the UK

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said it is "excellent news" that a third coronavirus vaccine has been approved for use in the UK. It is made by US company Moderna and works in a similar way to the Pfizer one already being offered on the NHS. The UK has pre-ordered 17

India to begin Covid vaccination drive from Jan 16

India is all set to kick off the vaccination drive against Covid-19 on January 16, 2021, the central government notified in a press release on Saturday. The rollout of Covid vaccine will provide priority to the healthcare workers and the frontline workers who are estimated to be around

Bangladesh reports 22 deaths, 692 corona cases in 24-hr

Bangladesh today confirmed 22 deaths from the coronavirus (COVID-19) infection in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 7,756.  According to the Health authorities, 692 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours raising the total number of coronavirus

18,222 new cases take India's coronavirus tally to 1,04,31,639

India's Covid-19 tally of cases climbed to 1,04,31,639 with 18,222 new cases in a day, while 1,00,56,651 people have recuperated so far pushing the national recovery rate to 96.41 per cent on Saturday, according to Union health ministry data. There are 2,24,190 active

Bangladesh reports 16 deaths, 785 corona cases in 24-hr

Bangladesh today confirmed 16 deaths from the coronavirus (COVID-19) infection in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 7,734.  According to the Health authorities, 785 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours raising the total number of coronavirus

Global coronavirus cases near 88 million

The overall global coronavirus caseload has increased to nearly 88 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 1.89 million, according to the Johns Hopkins University. In its latest update on Friday morning, the University’s Center for Systems Science and Engineering

Bangladesh reports 31 deaths, 1,007 corona cases in 24-hr

Bangladesh today confirmed 31 deaths from the coronavirus (COVID-19) infection in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 7,718.  According to the Health authorities, 1,007 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours raising the total number of

20,346 fresh COVID-19 cases, 222 more die in India 

India added 20,346 coronavirus cases today as the overall number of cases in the country neared 1.04 crore, the Health Ministry's data showed.  The number of fresh infections reported today were 12 per cent higher than on Wednesday.  In this period, India reported 222

EU drug regulator authorizes Moderna Covid-19 vaccine

The European Union drugs regulator has recommended granting Moderna's Covid-19 vaccine a conditional marketing authorization, a move that will soon pave the way for the drug to become the second coronavirus vaccine to be distributed in the bloc. Following the recommendation by the

Bangladesh reports 17 deaths, 978 corona cases in 24-hr

Bangladesh today confirmed 17 deaths from the coronavirus (COVID-19) infection in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 7,687.  According to the Health authorities, 978 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours raising the total number of coronavirus

18,088 fresh COVID-19 cases in India 

India added 18,088 coronavirus cases on Wednesday, placing its overall number at 1.03 crore cases, the Health Ministry's data showed.  The number of fresh infections reported on Wednesday were 10 per cent higher than on Tuesday. In this period, India reported 264 deaths linked

Coronavirus: India to export Covid vaccines 'within weeks'

India will begin exporting locally-made coronavirus vaccines within a fortnight of their launch, a foreign ministry official has told the BBC. The official dismissed reports that India would ban exports of vaccines it is producing to meet local demand. India makes about 60% of

Exports of Covid vaccine allowed to all countries: Serum CEO

Serum Institute of India CEO Adar Poonawalla on Tuesday said exports of its vaccine, Covishield, which became one of the first Covid-19 vaccines in India to get restricted emergency-use approval, are permitted to all countries. Earlier it was reported that Pune’s SII got the