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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
186,894
12,913,456
Confirmed cases
98,317
7,121,660
Recovered cases
2,391
569,167
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
186,894
12,913,456
Confirmed cases
98,317
7,121,660
Recovered cases
2,391
569,167
Deaths
All figures tallied daily at 6pm.
Source: Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center
World

Immunity may not last

Patients who recover from coronavirus infections may lose their immunity to reinfection within months, according to research released yesterday that experts said could have a “significant” influence on how governments manage the pandemic.

Back Page Director General of the World Health Organization Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus

Crisis may get ‘worse and worse and worse’

The coronavirus pandemic raging around the globe will worsen if countries fail to adhere to...

Back Page Global record for daily virus cases

Global record for daily virus cases

The World Health Organization reported a record increase in global coronavirus cases on Sunday,...

Back Page coronavirus covid 19

39 more die, 3,099 test positive

Thirty-nine more people died from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours until yesterday, the death toll...

Editorial coronavirus covid 19

High positive cases despite low testing is bad news

A recent report in this daily shows that the coronavirus positivity rate in the country has...

Country Bogura by-polls: Voters unwilling to go polling centres amid flood, Covid-19

Bogura by-polls: Voters unwilling to go polling centres amid flood, Covid-19

The by-election to Bogura-1 constituency will be held tomorrow amid coronavirus pandemic and...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat Global coronavirus cases rise above 13 million

Global coronavirus cases rise above 13 million

Global coronavirus infections have passed 13 million, according to a Reuters tally, marking...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat Regent Group Chairman Shahed

Court issues arrest warrant against Regent Group Chairman Shahed

A Dhaka court issues arrest warrants against owner of Regent Hospital and Chairman of Regent...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat Coronavirus Death in Bangladesh

Covid-19: current infection rate 24.11pc, recovery rate 50.93pc

Forty-seven people have died from coronavirus infections in the last 24 hours, Dr Nasima Sultana,...

INDIA

Amitabh Bachchan in stable condition

The condition of Bollywood veteran Amitabh Bachchan, who tested positive for coronavirus last night...

World

India’s Biocon secures approval to use drug on Covid-19 patients

India’s Biocon Ltd has received regulatory approval for its drug Itolizumab to be used on...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat Bollywood veteran actor Amitabh Bachchan

Amitabh Bachchan tests Covid-19 positive, condition ‘stable’ at Mumbai hospital

Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan and his son, actor Abhishek Bachchan have tested positive and...

Front Page

The caravan of broken dreams

Amanullah Ershad used to make enough to keep his two sons in primary school and pay the rent for...

Front Page coronavirus covid 19

Testing on the decline

The number of Covid-19 tests has been declining in the country for the last few days.

Front Page Director General of the World Health Organization Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus

Adopt aggressive virus measures

The World Health Organization has urged countries grappling with coronavirus to step up control...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat

Amitabh Bachchan tests positive for Covid-19, admitted to hospital

Renowned Indian actor Amitabh Bachchan has been admitted to a Mumbai hospital after testing...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat

Hotels, motels, restaurants, tourist spots in Cox's Bazar will remain closed

Residential hotels, motels, cottages, restaurants and tourist spots in Cox's Bazar, the...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat Chief Election Commissioner KM Nurul Huda

By-polls amid pandemic due to constitutional obligation: CEC

Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) KM Nurul Huda today said by-elections have to be held due to...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat

Bill Gates calls for Covid-19 meds to go to people who need them, not ‘highest bidder’

Billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates has called for Covid-19 drugs and an eventual vaccine to be...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat

Thousands of beds for Covid-19 patients lying empty

Thousands of beds for coronavirus patients in Bangladesh are lying empty despite the country...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat Coronavirus Death in Bangladesh

Covid-19: 30 die, 2,686 infected, 1,628 recover in 24 hours

Thirty people have died from coronavirus infections in the last 24 hours, Dr Nasima Sultana,...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat

Fauci says likely some degree of aerosol transmission of new coronavirus

The new coronavirus is likely spreading through the air to some degree, the top US infectious...

Front Page coronavirus covid 19

No scope to become complacent

Though the number of new Covid-19 cases dropped last week compared to the week before, experts say...

World

Immunity may not last

Patients who recover from coronavirus infections may lose their immunity to reinfection within months, according to research released yesterday that experts said could have a “significant” influence on how governments manage the pandemic.

Back Page Director General of the World Health Organization Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus

Crisis may get ‘worse and worse and worse’

The coronavirus pandemic raging around the globe will worsen if countries fail to adhere to...

Back Page Global record for daily virus cases

Global record for daily virus cases

The World Health Organization reported a record increase in global coronavirus cases on Sunday,...

Back Page coronavirus covid 19

39 more die, 3,099 test positive

Thirty-nine more people died from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours until yesterday, the death toll...

Editorial coronavirus covid 19

High positive cases despite low testing is bad news

A recent report in this daily shows that the coronavirus positivity rate in the country has...

Country Bogura by-polls: Voters unwilling to go polling centres amid flood, Covid-19

Bogura by-polls: Voters unwilling to go polling centres amid flood, Covid-19

The by-election to Bogura-1 constituency will be held tomorrow amid coronavirus pandemic and...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat Global coronavirus cases rise above 13 million

Global coronavirus cases rise above 13 million

Global coronavirus infections have passed 13 million, according to a Reuters tally, marking...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat Regent Group Chairman Shahed

Court issues arrest warrant against Regent Group Chairman Shahed

A Dhaka court issues arrest warrants against owner of Regent Hospital and Chairman of Regent...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat Coronavirus Death in Bangladesh

Covid-19: Total number of recoveries close to 1 lakh

Thirty-nine people have died from coronavirus infections in the last 24 hours, Dr Nasima Sultana,...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat Florida sets one-day record with over 15,000 new Covid-19 cases, more than most countries

Florida sets one-day record with over 15,000 new Covid-19 cases, more than most countries

Florida reports a record increase of more than 15,000 new cases of Covid-19 in 24 hours, as the...

Front Page coronavirus covid 19

Positivity rate soars despite poor testing

The coronavirus positivity rate in the country has soared in the last few days despite a decline...

Front Page Covid Crisis: Buzz gone missing at book bazaars

Covid Crisis: Buzz gone missing at book bazaars

As the coronavirus pandemic has taken its toll on almost every business in some way or another,...

Front Page Dr sabrina

JKG Health Care: Dr Sabrina held over fake Covid certificates

Police yesterday arrested JKG Health Care Chairman Dr Sabrina Arif Chowdhury, also a government...

Back Page 'NO MASK NO ENTRY'

'NO MASK NO ENTRY'

Mandatory use of face masks and social distancing have kept the number of Covid-19 cases low in...

THE OVERTON WINDOW How three economic impacts of Covid-19 could spell danger for Bangladesh

How three economic impacts of Covid-19 could spell danger for Bangladesh

In mid-June, the IMF in a country focus report on Bangladesh said that the economic impact of...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat WHO reports record daily increase in global coronavirus cases, up over 230,000

WHO reports record daily increase in global coronavirus cases, up over 230,000

The World Health Organization has reported a record increase in global coronavirus cases, with...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat Dhanmondi shahi eidgah

No jamaat at Eidgah or open grounds this Eid-ul-Azha due to Covid-19: Govt

There will be no Eid jamaat at Eidgah or open grounds this Eid-ul-Azha due to the Covid-19...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat No cattle market on roads: home ministry

No cattle market on roads: home ministry

The government today suggested giving extra focus on online cattle markets ahead of Eid-ul-Azha,...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat Coronavirus death in Bangladesh

CU VC, 4 other family members test positive for Covid-19

The vice-chancellor of Chittagong University (CU) Prof Shireen Akhter along with four other...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat Dr sabrina

Fake Covid-19 certificates: JKG Health Care Chairman Dr Sabrina arrested

Police today arrested JKG Health Care Chairman Dr Sabrina Arif Chowdhury in a case filed for...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat After Amitabh and Abhishek, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan tests Covid-19 positive

After Amitabh and Abhishek, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan tests Covid-19 positive

Bollywood actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and her daughter tested positive for coronavirus, a day...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat

Fauci says likely some degree of aerosol transmission of new coronavirus

The new coronavirus is likely spreading through the air to some degree, the top US infectious...

Front Page coronavirus covid 19

No scope to become complacent

Though the number of new Covid-19 cases dropped last week compared to the week before, experts say...

Back Page

Covid-19 Transmission: WHO releases new guidelines

The World Health Organization has released new guidelines on the transmission of the novel...

City Cattle Market

'Don’t make cattle markets in Dhaka, Gazipur, N’ganj, Chattogram cities'

The National Technical Advisory Committee (NTAC) on Covid-19 suggests not to set up cattle market...

City Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport

16 Indian sailors return from Bangladesh on special flight

Sixteen Indian sailors, who had been stranded in Bangladesh due to the coronavirus outbreak, leave...

World WHO

WHO advance team on way to China to set up probe into virus origin

An advance team from the World Health Organization (WHO) has left for China to organise an...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat Coronavirus Outbreak

35 lower court judges, 85 staff recover from Covid-19

A total of 35 lower court judges and 83 staff members of courts across the country have so far...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat Coronavirus Death in Bangladesh

Covid-19: 37 die, 2,949 infected, 1,862 recover in 24 hours

Thirty-seven people have died from coronavirus infections in the last 24 hours, Dr Nasima Sultana,...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat

India records another Covid-19 confirmed cases single-day spike

India had another record single-day jump of 26,506 Covid-19 cases, pushing the total so far to 7,93...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat

WHO launches global pandemic response probe

The World Health Organization, which has faced criticism over its early handling of the coronavirus...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat

Regent Hospital owner's father dies with Covid-19

Father of Md Shahed alias Shahed Karim, whose Regent Hospital issued several thousand fake Covid-19...

Front Page coronavirus covid 19

Coronavirus transmission on the rise

With 3,360 more coronavirus cases recorded in the last 24 hours until yesterday, the country...

Editorial

Fake certificates giving a false sense of safety

The discovery of a hospital’s staff engaged in issuing fake Covid-19 test reports to unsuspecting...

Opinion

How to fight a complex, unpredictable virus

Bangladesh had three-months’ notice to prepare for a possible outbreak of Covid-19 but failed to...

World

Brazil press group files criminal complaint against Bolsonaro for removing mask

The Brazilian Press Association has filed a criminal complaint to the Supreme Court against...

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