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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

94 fined, 13 sent to jail for defying lockdown in Khulna

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Covid-19 infection rate is higher in the slum areas, finds a study.

Coronavirus: A deadly threat US directs 16 million Covid-19 shots to Asia including Bangladesh

US directs 16 million Covid-19 shots to Asia including Bangladesh

The White House laid out a plan on Monday to share 55 million US Covid-19 vaccine doses globally,...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat WTO head says South Africa, Senegal, Rwanda and Nigeria considered as vaccine production hubs

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Coronavirus: A deadly threat 13 die at RMCH Covid-19 unit in 24 hours

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India's daily Covid-19 cases drop below 60,000 for the first time in 81 days

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Cuba encouraged by early efficacy results of homegrown Covid-19 vaccine

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