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Coronavirus

A deadly new threat
Coronavirus Figures
All figures tallied daily at 6pm.
Source: Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center
 
188
Countries affected
449,760
58,706,636
Confirmed cases
364,611
37,520,775
Recovered cases
6,416
1,388,954
Deaths
All figures tallied daily at 6pm.
Source: Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center
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Coronavirus

A deadly new threat
Coronavirus Figures
All figures tallied daily at 6pm.
Source: Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center
 
188
Countries affected
449,760
58,706,636
Confirmed cases
364,611
37,520,775
Recovered cases
6,416
1,388,954
Deaths
All figures tallied daily at 6pm.
Source: Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center
Coronavirus: A deadly threat

Covid-19 vaccine: Bangladesh engages India over timely delivery of 5 lakh doses

Bangladesh has taken up the issue of speeding up delivery of about five lakh doses of Covid-19 vaccines with India through diplomatic channels to ensure momentum of the vaccination drive in that country, diplomatic sources in India said today.

Coronavirus: A deadly threat ‘Stricter lockdown’ for Covid-19: US Embassy in Bangladesh to stay closed

‘Stricter lockdown’ for Covid-19: US Embassy in Bangladesh to stay closed

The US Embassy in Bangladesh will remain closed for routine US citizen services as the government...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat 95 Covid-19 deaths recorded in 24 hours

95 Covid-19 deaths recorded in 24 hours

Ninety-five people have died from Covid-19 in 24 hours (till 8am today), according to a press...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat India's Serum institute to sell AstraZeneca vaccine to private hospitals at $8/dose

India's Serum institute to sell AstraZeneca vaccine to private hospitals at $8/dose

The Serum Institute of India said on Wednesday it would sell the AstraZeneca (AZN.L) vaccine to...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat South Korea looks to US for Covid-19 vaccine aid

South Korea looks to US for Covid-19 vaccine aid

South Korea's foreign minister said on Wednesday he hopes the United States will help Seoul...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat UNICEF says AstraZeneca supply problems outside India resolved

UNICEF says AstraZeneca supply problems outside India resolved

Problems that have delayed AstraZeneca supplies to the COVAX vaccine-sharing facility have been...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat EU agency links J&J shot to rare clots, says odds favor use

EU agency links J&J shot to rare clots, says odds favor use

The European Union’s drug regulatory agency said Tuesday that it found a “possible link” between...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat We need to guard against lockdowns: Modi to state govts

We need to guard against lockdowns: Modi to state govts

Even as India battles an alarming increase in daily Covid-19 cases, Prime Minister Narendra Modi...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat

We need to guard against lockdowns: Modi to state govts

Even as India battles an alarming increase in daily Covid-19 cases, Prime Minister Narendra Modi...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat

Rahul Gandhi tests positive for Covid-19

India's Congress Party leader Rahul Gandhi today said that he has tested positive for Covid-19...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat

Number of Covid-19 deaths reported below 100 today

Ninety-one people have died from Covid-19 in 24 hours (till 8am today), according to a press...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat

Russia has proposed manufacturing its Covid-19 vaccine in Bangladesh: Momen

Russia has proposed to manufacture its ‘Sputnik V’ Covid-19 vaccine in Bangladesh in collaboration...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat

J&J applies for phase-3 vaccine trials and import permission in India

American pharma giant Johnson & Johnson has applied to India's drug regulator for...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat

Vaccinated yet Covid-positive people at less health risk: CVASU study

A study has found that people who contracted coronavirus after getting vaccinated are at lower...

Travel

US will boost 'Do Not Travel' advisories to 80 percent of world

The US State Department said on Monday it will boost its "Do Not Travel" guidance to...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat

AstraZeneca jabs: India to fund capacity boost at Serum Institute

India is set to accept the Serum Institute of India’s (SII) request for a 30 billion rupee ($400...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat

New, grim record every day: 112 Covid-19 deaths in 24 hours

One hundred and twelve people have died from Covid-19 in 24 hours (till 8am today), according to a...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat

New Delhi under weeklong curfew from tonight to curb Covid-19 infections

India’s capital Delhi will be placed under complete curfew for a week from tonight.

Coronavirus: A deadly threat

Cabinet division proposes to extend ongoing ‘lockdown’ for another week

The cabinet division has proposed to extend the ongoing strict “lockdown” for another week amid a...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat

Covid-19: Britain investigating variant originating in India

Public Health England has said it has identified 77 cases of the variant in Britain.

Coronavirus: A deadly threat

Jharkhand’s chief minister wants to import 50k Remdesivir doses from Bangladesh

Chief Minister of Jharkhand Hemant Soren wrote to India’s central government yesterday seeking...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat

102 Covid-19 deaths in 24 hours; record broken yet again

One hundred and two people have died from Covid-19 in 24 hours (till 8am today), according to a...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat

Covid-19 hospital at DNCC market inaugurated

The Covid-19 hospital at Dhaka North City Corporation's Mohakhali market has been launched...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat

Covid-19 vaccine: Bangladesh engages India over timely delivery of 5 lakh doses

Bangladesh has taken up the issue of speeding up delivery of about five lakh doses of Covid-19 vaccines with India through diplomatic channels to ensure momentum of the vaccination drive in that country, diplomatic sources in India said today.

Coronavirus: A deadly threat ‘Stricter lockdown’ for Covid-19: US Embassy in Bangladesh to stay closed

‘Stricter lockdown’ for Covid-19: US Embassy in Bangladesh to stay closed

The US Embassy in Bangladesh will remain closed for routine US citizen services as the government...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat 95 Covid-19 deaths recorded in 24 hours

95 Covid-19 deaths recorded in 24 hours

Ninety-five people have died from Covid-19 in 24 hours (till 8am today), according to a press...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat India's Serum institute to sell AstraZeneca vaccine to private hospitals at $8/dose

India's Serum institute to sell AstraZeneca vaccine to private hospitals at $8/dose

The Serum Institute of India said on Wednesday it would sell the AstraZeneca (AZN.L) vaccine to...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat South Korea looks to US for Covid-19 vaccine aid

South Korea looks to US for Covid-19 vaccine aid

South Korea's foreign minister said on Wednesday he hopes the United States will help Seoul...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat UNICEF says AstraZeneca supply problems outside India resolved

UNICEF says AstraZeneca supply problems outside India resolved

Problems that have delayed AstraZeneca supplies to the COVAX vaccine-sharing facility have been...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat EU agency links J&J shot to rare clots, says odds favor use

EU agency links J&J shot to rare clots, says odds favor use

The European Union’s drug regulatory agency said Tuesday that it found a “possible link” between...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat We need to guard against lockdowns: Modi to state govts

We need to guard against lockdowns: Modi to state govts

Even as India battles an alarming increase in daily Covid-19 cases, Prime Minister Narendra Modi...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat Rahul Gandhi tests positive for Covid-19

Rahul Gandhi tests positive for Covid-19

India's Congress Party leader Rahul Gandhi today said that he has tested positive for Covid...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat Number of Covid-19 deaths reported below 100 today

Number of Covid-19 deaths reported below 100 today

Ninety-one people have died from Covid-19 in 24 hours (till 8am today), according to a press...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat Russia has proposed manufacturing its Covid-19 vaccine in Bangladesh: Momen

Russia has proposed manufacturing its Covid-19 vaccine in Bangladesh: Momen

Russia has proposed to manufacture its ‘Sputnik V’ Covid-19 vaccine in Bangladesh in...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat J&J applies for phase-3 vaccine trials and import permission in India

J&J applies for phase-3 vaccine trials and import permission in India

American pharma giant Johnson & Johnson has applied to India's drug regulator for...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat Vaccinated yet Covid-positive people at less health risk: CVASU study

Vaccinated yet Covid-positive people at less health risk: CVASU study

A study has found that people who contracted coronavirus after getting vaccinated are at lower...

Travel US will boost 'Do Not Travel' advisories to 80 percent of world

US will boost 'Do Not Travel' advisories to 80 percent of world

The US State Department said on Monday it will boost its "Do Not Travel" guidance to...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat AstraZeneca jabs: India to fund capacity boost at Serum Institute

AstraZeneca jabs: India to fund capacity boost at Serum Institute

India is set to accept the Serum Institute of India’s (SII) request for a 30 billion rupee ($400...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat New, grim record every day: 112 Covid-19 deaths in 24 hours

New, grim record every day: 112 Covid-19 deaths in 24 hours

One hundred and twelve people have died from Covid-19 in 24 hours (till 8am today), according to...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat New Delhi under weeklong curfew from tonight to curb Covid-19 infections

New Delhi under weeklong curfew from tonight to curb Covid-19 infections

India’s capital Delhi will be placed under complete curfew for a week from tonight.

Coronavirus: A deadly threat Cabinet division proposes to extend ongoing ‘lockdown’ for another week

Cabinet division proposes to extend ongoing ‘lockdown’ for another week

The cabinet division has proposed to extend the ongoing strict “lockdown” for another week amid a...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat Covid-19: Britain investigating variant originating in India

Covid-19: Britain investigating variant originating in India

Public Health England has said it has identified 77 cases of the variant in Britain.

Coronavirus: A deadly threat Jharkhand’s chief minister wants to import 50k Remdesivir doses from Bangladesh

Jharkhand’s chief minister wants to import 50k Remdesivir doses from Bangladesh

Chief Minister of Jharkhand Hemant Soren wrote to India’s central government yesterday seeking...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat 102 Covid-19 deaths in 24 hours; record broken yet again

102 Covid-19 deaths in 24 hours; record broken yet again

One hundred and two people have died from Covid-19 in 24 hours (till 8am today), according to a...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat

102 Covid-19 deaths in 24 hours; record broken yet again

One hundred and two people have died from Covid-19 in 24 hours (till 8am today), according to a...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat

Covid-19 hospital at DNCC market inaugurated

The Covid-19 hospital at Dhaka North City Corporation's Mohakhali market has been launched...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat

Covid-19 hospital at DNCC Market opens tomorrow with 50 ICU beds

The Covid-19 hospital at Dhaka North City Corporation’s Mohakhali market will be operational from...

INDIA

Modi appeals to keep Hindu festival symbolic as India's Covid-19 infections surge

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi today appealed to devotees to keep a key Hindu festival...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat

Firsthand account: Getting vaccinated during ‘strict lockdown’

When I received an SMS that I have to take the second dose of Covid-19 vaccine today, during the...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat

Covid-19 vaccine access: US senators urge Biden to back waiver of IP rights

Bernie Sanders and nine other Democratic senators urged President Joe Biden on Friday to back a...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat

Covid-19: Deaths in a day cross the 100 mark for first time

One hundred and one people have died from Covid-19 in 24 hours (till 8am today), according to a...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat

SKorean consortium to produce 100 million doses of Russian vaccine per month

South Korea's Huons Global said on Friday (Apr 16) that it will lead a consortium to produce...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat

3rd day of 'strict lockdown' sees empty roads due to weekend

On the first weekend of the seven-day “strict-lockdown,” most roads were found largely empty in...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat

Iran to purchase 60M Russian vaccines as coronavirus surges

Iran has finalised a deal with Russia to purchase 60 million doses of Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat

Higher risk of brain clots from Covid-19 compared with vaccines: study

There is a much higher risk of brain blood clots from Covid-19 infection than there is from...

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Covid-19 booster shot could be needed after 9-12 months, US says

The United States is preparing for the possibility that a booster shot will be needed between nine...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat

Covid-19: 677 police personnel infected in first 15 days of the month

Bangladesh Police are seeing a rapid rise in the number of infected personnel amid the second wave...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat

Level of Khaleda’s Covid-19 infection ‘minimal’, says doctor after probationary CT scan report

The level of infection of BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia caused by Covid-19 is “extremely minimal”,...

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