Wednesday, 28 Oct, 2020

Health

Coronavirus: 44 die, 2,617 infected in 24-hr in Bangladesh

Bangladesh on Thursday confirmed 44 more deaths from coronavirus (COVID-19) infection in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 3,557. According to the Health authorities, 2,617 people tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours raising the total number of coronavirus

Sabrina Flora made additional DG of DGHS

Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research (IEDCR) Director Prof Dr Meerjady Sabrina Flora has been made additional director general (Admin) of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) The Health Services Division of the health ministry issues a circular on

'Hundreds dead' because of Covid-19 misinformation

At least 800 people died around the world because of coronavirus-related misinformation in the first three months of this year, researchers say. A study published in the American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene says about 5,800 people were admitted to hospital as a result of

Coronavirus: 42 die, 2,995 infected in 24-hr in Bangladesh

Bangladesh on Wednesday confirmed 42 more deaths from coronavirus (COVID-19) infection in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 3,513. According to the Health authorities, 2,995 people tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours raising the total number of coronavirus

Coronavirus: 33 die, 2,996 infected in 24-hr in Bangladesh

Bangladesh on Tuesday confirmed 33 more deaths from coronavirus (COVID-19) infection in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 3,471. According to the Health authorities, 2,996 people tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours raising the total number of coronavirus

Coronavirus: 39 die, 2,907 infected in 24-hr in Bangladesh

Bangladesh on Monday confirmed 39 more deaths from coronavirus (COVID-19) infection in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 3,438. According to the Health authorities, 2,907 people tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours raising the total number of coronavirus

Brac’s COVID-19 sample collecting booths open till Dec 31

Non-government organisation Brac has announced their Covid-19 sample collecting booths will remain open till December 31 as it has secured donation to help it operate them. Different national dailies on August 8 reported that Brac – the world's largest NGO – was going

Coronavirus: 34 die, 2,487 infected in 24-hr in Bangladesh

Bangladesh on Sunday confirmed 34 more deaths from coronavirus (COVID-19) infection in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 3,399. According to the Health authorities, 2,487 people tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours raising the total number of coronavirus

Coronavirus: 32 die, 2,611 infected in 24-hr in Bangladesh

Bangladesh on Saturday confirmed 32 more deaths from coronavirus (COVID-19) infection in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 3,365. According to the Health authorities, 2,611 people tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours raising the total number of

Russia to register world's first coronavirus vaccine on Aug 12

Russia will register its first vaccine against the coronavirus on August 12, Deputy Health Minister Oleg Gridnev said. The vaccine has been developed jointly by the Gamaleya Research Institute and the Russian Defence Ministry. "The vaccine developed by the Gamaleya centre will

Bangladesh confirms 27 more deaths, 2851 new corona cases

Bangladesh on Friday confirmed 27 more deaths from coronavirus (COVID-19) infection in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 3,333. According to the Health authorities, 2,851 people tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours raising the total number of coronavirus

Bashundhara Group financed PCR Lab inaugurated in Rangamati

A polymerase chain reaction (PCR) laboratory established with the financial aid of Bashundhara Group has been inaugurated in Rangamati. Bangladesh Export Processing Zone Authority (BEPZA) Chairman Paban Chowdhury inaugurated the Lab at a programme at Rangamati Medical College Hospital

Bangladesh confirms 39 more deaths, 2977 new corona cases

Bangladesh on Thursday confirmed 39 more deaths from coronavirus (COVID-19) infection in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 3,306. According to the Health authorities, 2,977 people tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours raising the total number of coronavirus

Bangladesh confirms 33 more deaths, 2654 new corona cases

DHAKA: Bangladesh on Wednesday (August 05) confirmed 33 more deaths from coronavirus (Covid-19) infection in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 3,267. According to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), 2,654 people tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24

Bangladesh confirms 50 more deaths, 1918 new corona cases

  DHAKA: Bangladesh on Tuesday (August 04) confirmed 50 more deaths from coronavirus (Covid-19) infection in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 3,234. According to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), 1,918 people tested positive for coronavirus in the

WHO warns of 'no silver bullet' amid COVID-19 vaccine search

  The head of the World Health Organization (WHO) has said that while there is hope for a vaccine against Covid-19, one might never be found. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus told a news briefing there was "no silver bullet at the moment - and there might never be". Mr

New 90-minute tests for Covid-19 and flu 'hugely beneficial'

  New 90-minute tests that can detect coronavirus and flu will be rolled out in care homes and laboratories from next week. The "on-the-spot" swab and DNA tests will help distinguish between Covid-19 and other seasonal illnesses, the government said. The health

Bangladesh confirms 30 more deaths, 1356 new corona cases

DHAKA: Bangladesh on Monday (Aug 03) confirmed 30 more deaths from coronavirus (Covid-19) infection in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 3,184. According to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), 1,356 people tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours

BCG vaccine could slow down Covid-19 spread: Study

  The debate over the anti-tuberculosis vaccine’s ability to protect against Covid-19 got a fresh lease with an American research paper stating that the BCG ‘slows down’ the infection’s spread within the community—at least in the first 30 days. The

India reports 37,436 deaths from coronavirus 

  The novel coronavirus has killed 37,415 people in India till 2:30pm Sunday (Bangladesh Time), according to latest data from worldometer. So far, 1,756,220 coronavirus cases have been detected in the country. Apart from this, 1,148,161 patients have made fully recovery, the