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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

India, US agree to work towards increasing Covid-19 vaccine availability

India and the United States today agreed to work towards increasing Covid-19 vaccine availability and saving lives.

Coronavirus: A deadly threat WHO talking to US about sharing vaccines with poorer countries

WHO talking to US about sharing vaccines with poorer countries

The World Health Organization said today is in touch with the United States about sharing...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat Another Covid-19 positive India returnee flees from Jashore hospital

Another Covid-19 positive India returnee flees from Jashore hospital

Another coronavirus positive Bangladeshi, who arrived from India through Benapole land port...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat 26 Covid-19 deaths reported in 24 hours

26 Covid-19 deaths reported in 24 hours

Twenty-six people have died from Covid-19 during 24 hours (till 8am today), according to a press...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat India might have enough Covid-19 vaccines to inoculate entire adult population by year end, govt says

India might have enough Covid-19 vaccines to inoculate entire adult population by year end, govt says

Facing Covid-19 vaccine crunch at present, India can potentially get 216 crore doses in five...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat Delayed second Pfizer Covid-19 shot produces more antibodies: study

Delayed second Pfizer Covid-19 shot produces more antibodies: study

Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine generates antibody responses three-and-a-half times larger in...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat Nearly 12,000 lives saved by vaccines so far in England: analysis

Nearly 12,000 lives saved by vaccines so far in England: analysis

The rollout of Covid-19 vaccines in England has prevented nearly 12,000 deaths and more than 30...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat ‘Great day for America’: fully vaccinated people can largely ditch masks

‘Great day for America’: fully vaccinated people can largely ditch masks

In a major step toward returning to pre-pandemic life, the Centers for Disease Control and...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat

Emirates to fly medical aid to India for free

Emirates airline said on Sunday it will fly medical supplies from Dubai to nine cities in India...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat

56 Covid-19 deaths reported in 24 hours; 1,386 infected

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

Coronavirus: A deadly threat

EU sceptical on vaccine waiver, but ready to discuss proposal

The European Union is sceptical about the usefulness of waiving patent rights to COVID-19 vaccines...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat

2 Bangladeshi returnees in Jashore quarantine detected with Indian Covid-19 variant

The Indian variant of Covid-19 was found in samples taken from two Bangladeshis, who returned from...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat

45 Covid-19 deaths recorded in 24 hours; positivity rate now 8.74%

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

Coronavirus: A deadly threat

Indian variant of Covid-19 found in Bangladesh

The highly contagious Indian variant of Covid-19 has been found in Bangladesh.

Coronavirus: A deadly threat

26% of those testing Covid-19 negative developed antibodies, says Ctg study

Around 89 percent of people who tested positive for Covid-19 in RT-PCR, and 26 percent who tested...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat

WHO tells G7 vaccine inequity 'unacceptable'

The WHO chief on Friday implored the G7 to prioritize equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines around...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat

India sees record 4,187 Covid-19 deaths, 401,078 cases in 24 hours

India reported -- 4,187 -- the highest number of Covid-19 deaths in a day and over four lakh daily...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat

US allows diplomats, embassy families to leave Nepal amid Covid-19 surge

The State Department said Friday it is allowing non-essential diplomats and the families of all...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat

Unused Covid-19 jabs pile up in Japan amid slow vaccine rollout

Unused COVID-19 vaccines in Japan are set to reach tens of millions of doses, as the country is...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat

37 Covid-19 deaths reported in 24 hours; positivity rate now 9.89%

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

Coronavirus: A deadly threat

UK officials to warn over Indian Covid-19 variant: reports

British officials could declare one of the new coronavirus strains first found in India a “variant...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat

India’s daily Covid-19 cases rise by record 414,188

India today reported a record daily rise in coronavirus cases of 414,188, while deaths from Covid-...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat

Bangladesh hands over 10,000 vials of Remdesivir to India

Toufique Hasan, Bangladesh’s deputy high commissioner in Kolkata, handed over 10,000 vials of...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat

India, US agree to work towards increasing Covid-19 vaccine availability

India and the United States today agreed to work towards increasing Covid-19 vaccine availability and saving lives.

Coronavirus: A deadly threat WHO talking to US about sharing vaccines with poorer countries

WHO talking to US about sharing vaccines with poorer countries

The World Health Organization said today is in touch with the United States about sharing...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat Another Covid-19 positive India returnee flees from Jashore hospital

Another Covid-19 positive India returnee flees from Jashore hospital

Another coronavirus positive Bangladeshi, who arrived from India through Benapole land port...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat 26 Covid-19 deaths reported in 24 hours

26 Covid-19 deaths reported in 24 hours

Twenty-six people have died from Covid-19 during 24 hours (till 8am today), according to a press...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat India might have enough Covid-19 vaccines to inoculate entire adult population by year end, govt says

India might have enough Covid-19 vaccines to inoculate entire adult population by year end, govt says

Facing Covid-19 vaccine crunch at present, India can potentially get 216 crore doses in five...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat Delayed second Pfizer Covid-19 shot produces more antibodies: study

Delayed second Pfizer Covid-19 shot produces more antibodies: study

Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine generates antibody responses three-and-a-half times larger in...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat Nearly 12,000 lives saved by vaccines so far in England: analysis

Nearly 12,000 lives saved by vaccines so far in England: analysis

The rollout of Covid-19 vaccines in England has prevented nearly 12,000 deaths and more than 30...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat ‘Great day for America’: fully vaccinated people can largely ditch masks

‘Great day for America’: fully vaccinated people can largely ditch masks

In a major step toward returning to pre-pandemic life, the Centers for Disease Control and...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat Wealthy nations once lauded as successes lag in vaccinations

Wealthy nations once lauded as successes lag in vaccinations

Some wealthy nations that were most praised last year for controlling the coronavirus are now...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat Indian experts suggest 'doubling the gap' between two Covishield doses

Indian experts suggest 'doubling the gap' between two Covishield doses

A committee of experts, set up by the Indian government, has recommended doubling the gap between...

Travel EU countries urged to halt non-essential travel from India

EU countries urged to halt non-essential travel from India

The European Union's executive on Wednesday called on countries of the bloc to temporarily...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat Double world's coronavirus vaccine production, pleads UN chief

Double world's coronavirus vaccine production, pleads UN chief

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called on Wednesday for the need to double the...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat Antibody developed in over 90% people a month after receiving Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine: IEDCR

Antibody developed in over 90% people a month after receiving Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine: IEDCR

Antibody developed in 92 percent people a month after taking the first dose of Oxford-AstraZeneca...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat 2709 India returnees to celebrate Eid at residential hotels

2709 India returnees to celebrate Eid at residential hotels

Nearly 2709 returnees from India who entered through Benapole check post will celebrate Eid-ul...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat Covid-19: serious failures in WHO and global response, report finds

Covid-19: serious failures in WHO and global response, report finds

The catastrophic scale of the Covid-19 pandemic could have been prevented, an independent global...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat More data needed before Covid-19 vaccine booster decisions: EU regulators

More data needed before Covid-19 vaccine booster decisions: EU regulators

More clinical and real-world data is needed on how well and for how long Covid-19 vaccines are...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat India returnee tests Covid-19 positive in N’ganj, house locked down

India returnee tests Covid-19 positive in N’ganj, house locked down

Local administration in Narayanganj today locked down the house of a man, who tested positive for...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat 40 Covid-19 deaths in 24 hours, infection rate down to 7.45%

40 Covid-19 deaths in 24 hours, infection rate down to 7.45%

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

Coronavirus: A deadly threat No reason to blame anyone for delay in Chinese vaccine's emergency use approval: Momen

No reason to blame anyone for delay in Chinese vaccine's emergency use approval: Momen

Extending thanks to the Chinese government for providing five lakh doses of Sinopharm Covid-19...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat Indian health agency chief says most of country should remain locked down for 6-8 weeks

Indian health agency chief says most of country should remain locked down for 6-8 weeks

The head of the main Indian health agency responding to the coronavirus has said districts...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat Bangladesh may receive next batch of Sinopharm in June-July: health minister

Bangladesh may receive next batch of Sinopharm in June-July: health minister

Health Minister Zahid Maleque today said China may send the next batch of Covid-19 vaccine in...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat

India’s daily Covid-19 cases rise by record 414,188

India today reported a record daily rise in coronavirus cases of 414,188, while deaths from Covid-...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat

Bangladesh hands over 10,000 vials of Remdesivir to India

Toufique Hasan, Bangladesh’s deputy high commissioner in Kolkata, handed over 10,000 vials of...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat

Germany rejects US proposal to waive patents on Covid-19 vaccines

Germany today rejected a US proposal to waive patent protection for Covid-19 vaccines, saying the...

INDIA

Covid-19 spreading in rural India; record daily rises in infections, deaths

Hopes that India’s deadly second wave of Covid-19 was about to peak were swept away on Thursday as...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat

41 Covid-19 deaths reported in 24 hours; lowest in 5 weeks

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

Coronavirus: A deadly threat

EU ready to discuss waving COVID vaccines patent – official

European Union countries will discuss waving intellectual property rights for COVID-19 vaccines, an...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat

Bangladesh seeks immediate delivery of 4 million Oxford-AstraZeneca doses from US

Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen today said the government has sought immediate delivery of 4...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat

2 Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine jabs give over 95% protection: Israel study

The largest real-world study yet of the Pfizer/BioNTec vaccine today confirmed that the jab...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat

India hits another grim record as it scrambles oxygen supply

Infections in India hit another grim daily record on Thursday as demand for medical oxygen jumped...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat

Covid-19 pandemic moving eastwards, India's health ministry says

Evidence suggests that the coronavirus pandemic is moving eastward of India and a rise has been...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat

India’s 3rd Covid-19 wave might affect children in a big way, expert says

An Indian virologist has warned that the third wave of Covid-19 is expected to affect children in...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat

US backs giving poorer countries access to Covid-19 vaccine patents

The Biden administration on Wednesday joined calls for more sharing of the technology behind Covid-...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat

In one of India’s best hospitals, a 26-year-old doctor decides who lives and dies as Covid-19 patients rush in

Dr Rohan Aggarwal is 26 years old. He does not even complete his medical training until next year.

Coronavirus: A deadly threat

Khaleda’s treatment: Family gives application to home minister to take her abroad

Family members of Khaleda Zia went to Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal’s house and gave an...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat

Covid-19 vaccine stock running out, only 14 lakh jabs left: DGHS

The Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) today said the stock of the Covid-19 vaccine is...

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