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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
South Asia

'Thank you': Hasina to Modi for the gift of Covid-19 vaccine

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today thanked her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi for sending the Oxford vaccine produced in India as a gift for Bangladesh.

Coronavirus: A deadly threat Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal

Will take the 1st shot of Covid-19 vaccine in Bangladesh: finance minister

Tk 1273.55 crore proposal for purchasing Covid-19 vaccines approved by Cabinet Committee.

Coronavirus: A deadly threat India's Bharat Biotech seeks Bangladesh trial for Covid-19 vaccine approved at home

India's Bharat Biotech seeks Bangladesh trial for Covid-19 vaccine approved at home

India’s Bharat Biotech has applied to conduct trials in Bangladesh for its coronavirus vaccine...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat Covid-19: 16 die, 584 infected, 602 recover in 24 hours

Covid-19: 16 die, 584 infected, 602 recover in 24 hours

Sixteen people have died from Covid-19 in 24 hours (till 8:00am today), according to a press...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat Health Minister Zahid Maleque

Refrain from spreading rumours about Covid-19 vaccine: Health minister

Health and Family Welfare Minister Zahid Maleque urges all to refrain from spreading rumours over...

INDIA Fire breaks out again at India’s Serum Institute, vaccine production unaffected; 5 dead

Fire breaks out again at India’s Serum Institute, vaccine production unaffected; 5 dead

A fire has broken out again in the same building of Serum Institute of India in Pune where five...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat Gift from India: 20 lakh doses of Covishield formally handed over to Bangladesh

Gift from India: 20 lakh doses of Covishield formally handed over to Bangladesh

India has formally handed over 20 lakh doses of Covishield (Oxford-AstraZeneca's Covid-19...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat Don’t panic, you’ll get vaccine, says WHO

Don’t panic, you’ll get vaccine, says WHO

Nobody should panic about getting access to a Covid-19 vaccine because everyone who wants one...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat

Chinese city building new quarantine centre as Covid-19 cases rise

A city in northern China is building a 3,000-unit quarantine facility to deal with an anticipated...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat

Covid-19: 13 die, 762 infected, 718 recovered in 24 hours

Thirteen people have died from Covid-19 infections in the country during the last 24 hours (till...

INDIA

Brazil could be first country to receive Covid-19 vaccines from India

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch the start of pan-India rollout of Covid-19...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat Health Minister Zahid Maleque

Bangladesh has capacity to preserve 15cr Covid-19 vaccines: Maleque

Health and Family Welfare Minister Zahid Maleque today said Bangladesh has the capacity to preserve...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat

Govt likely to allow private companies to import, distribute Covid-19 vaccines

The first consignment of Oxford-AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine, produced by Serum Institute of India...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat

Covid-19: 16 die, 813 infected, 883 recover in 24 hours

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

Coronavirus: A deadly threat

WHO team arrives in China's Wuhan to investigate Covid-19 origins

An international team of scientists led by the World Health Organization arrived today in China’s...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat

JP Chairman GM Quader tests Covid-19 positive

Jatiya Party Chairman and Deputy Leader of the Opposition GM Quader has tested positive for Covid-...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat

3 lakh health workers to be inoculated on 1st day of Covid-19 vaccination drive in India

An estimated three lakh healthcare workers will be given the coronavirus vaccine at 2,934 sites...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat

COVID-19 infection gives some immunity for at least five months, UK study finds

People who have had COVID-19 are highly likely to have immunity to it for at least five months but...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat

Pandemic has given us the chance to protect the world from its suicidal path: Dr Yunus

Below is an English translation of an interview with Nobel laureate Dr Muhammad Yunus, originally...

World

Covid-19 vaccine: New Brazil data finds 50.4% efficacy for China’s Sinovac

A coronavirus vaccine developed by China’s Sinovac Biotech was just 50.4% effective at preventing...

Online

Covid-19: 14 dead, 890 infected, 841 recover in last 24 hours

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

Online

Indonesia starts mass Covid-19 vaccinations with president

Indonesian President Joko Widodo on Wednesday received the first shot of a Chinese-made COVID-19...

Online

Beximco Pharma could start private sales of AstraZeneca vaccine next month: Reuters

Bangladesh’s Beximco Pharmaceuticals will buy up to three million doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine...

South Asia

'Thank you': Hasina to Modi for the gift of Covid-19 vaccine

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today thanked her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi for sending the Oxford vaccine produced in India as a gift for Bangladesh.

Coronavirus: A deadly threat Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal

Will take the 1st shot of Covid-19 vaccine in Bangladesh: finance minister

Tk 1273.55 crore proposal for purchasing Covid-19 vaccines approved by Cabinet Committee.

Coronavirus: A deadly threat India's Bharat Biotech seeks Bangladesh trial for Covid-19 vaccine approved at home

India's Bharat Biotech seeks Bangladesh trial for Covid-19 vaccine approved at home

India’s Bharat Biotech has applied to conduct trials in Bangladesh for its coronavirus vaccine...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat Covid-19: 16 die, 584 infected, 602 recover in 24 hours

Covid-19: 16 die, 584 infected, 602 recover in 24 hours

Sixteen people have died from Covid-19 in 24 hours (till 8:00am today), according to a press...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat Health Minister Zahid Maleque

Refrain from spreading rumours about Covid-19 vaccine: Health minister

Health and Family Welfare Minister Zahid Maleque urges all to refrain from spreading rumours over...

INDIA Fire breaks out again at India’s Serum Institute, vaccine production unaffected; 5 dead

Fire breaks out again at India’s Serum Institute, vaccine production unaffected; 5 dead

A fire has broken out again in the same building of Serum Institute of India in Pune where five...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat Gift from India: 20 lakh doses of Covishield formally handed over to Bangladesh

Gift from India: 20 lakh doses of Covishield formally handed over to Bangladesh

India has formally handed over 20 lakh doses of Covishield (Oxford-AstraZeneca's Covid-19...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat Don’t panic, you’ll get vaccine, says WHO

Don’t panic, you’ll get vaccine, says WHO

Nobody should panic about getting access to a Covid-19 vaccine because everyone who wants one...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat Covid-19 vaccines reach Dhaka from India

'Gift from India': Covid-19 vaccines arrive in Dhaka

A consignment of Covid-19 vaccines, "gift" from India, reached Bangladesh this morning.

Coronavirus: A deadly threat ‘Covid-19 vaccine recipients to get telemedicine service’

‘Covid-19 vaccine recipients to get telemedicine service’

Secretary of Health Service Division Abdul Mannan today said Covid-19 vaccine recipients will be...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat Covid-19: Can start vaccination earlier than planned with 35 lakh doses, says foreign minister

Covid-19: Can start vaccination earlier than planned with 35 lakh doses, says foreign minister

Bangladesh will receive a total of 35 lakh doses of Covid-19 vaccine -- 20 lakh as gift from the...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat Covid-19: 8 die, 656 infected, 617 recover in 24 hours

Covid-19: 8 die, 656 infected, 617 recover in 24 hours

Eight people have died from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours (till 8:00am today), according to a...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat Maldives, Bhutan first South Asian countries to receive Covid-19 vaccines from India

Maldives, Bhutan first South Asian countries to receive Covid-19 vaccines from India

The Maldives and Bhutan today became the first two South Asian countries to receive consignments...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat Covid-19: Govt to gradually vaccinate all Bangladeshis over 18 for free, finance minister says

Covid-19: Govt to gradually vaccinate all Bangladeshis over 18 for free, finance minister says

Covid-19 vaccine will be provided to all Bangladeshi citizens -- aged above 18 -- for free,...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat ‘Gift’ from India: 20 lakh doses of Covid-19 vaccine to reach Dhaka tomorrow

‘Gift’ from India: 20 lakh doses of Covid-19 vaccine to reach Dhaka tomorrow

The 20 lakh doses of Oxford-AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine -- “gift” from Indian government -- will...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat UK coronavirus strain detected in at least 60 countries: WHO

UK coronavirus strain detected in at least 60 countries: WHO

The UK coronavirus strain has been detected in at least 60 countries, the World Health...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat Moderna says possible allergic reactions to Covid-19 vaccine under investigation

Moderna says possible allergic reactions to Covid-19 vaccine under investigation

Moderna Inc said on Tuesday it had received a report from California’s health department that...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat Health Minister Zahid Maleque

India’s gift of 20 lakh Covid-19 vaccines likely to reach in a day or two: health minister

The twenty lakh doses of Covishield vaccine, being gifted by India, may reach the country...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat India to supply Bharat Biotech’s Covid-19 vaccine free of cost to Myanmar, Philippines, Mauritius

India to supply Bharat Biotech’s Covid-19 vaccine free of cost to Myanmar, Philippines, Mauritius

As part of India’s vaccine diplomacy, it will supply over eight lakh doses of indigenous Covid-19...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat Covid-19: 20 dead, 702 infected, 682 recover in 24 hours

Covid-19: 20 dead, 702 infected, 682 recover in 24 hours

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

Coronavirus: A deadly threat India’s Bharat Biotech advises individuals with weak immunity to avoid its Covid-19 shots

India’s Bharat Biotech advises individuals with weak immunity to avoid its Covid-19 shots

Those with weaker immunity or who are on a medicine that affects their immune system and people...

Online

Indonesia starts mass Covid-19 vaccinations with president

Indonesian President Joko Widodo on Wednesday received the first shot of a Chinese-made COVID-19...

Online

Beximco Pharma could start private sales of AstraZeneca vaccine next month: Reuters

Bangladesh’s Beximco Pharmaceuticals will buy up to three million doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine...

Online

Beneficiaries may not get to choose between two Covid-19 vaccines: Indian health ministry

While India is rolling out Covishield and Covaxin vaccines against Covid-19 on January 16, its...

Online

China will give Myanmar some Covid-19 vaccines, says ministry

China will give Myanmar a batch of coronavirus vaccines for free, the Chinese foreign ministry...

Online

Coronavirus spurred changes to global workforce to be permanent

Sweeping changes to the global labour market caused by the coronavirus pandemic will likely be...

Online

Covid-19: Lowest daily positivity rate since April

Sixteen more people have died with coronavirus infection and 718 new cases have been reported in 24...

Online

Covid-19 vaccine: 1st consignment of Covishield leaves for Indian cities

The first consignment of Covishield, the Oxford-AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine made by Serum...

Online

1st consignment of Covid-19 vaccine likely to reach Dhaka Jan 21-25

The first shipment of Oxford-AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine is likely to reach Bangladesh between...

Online

Covid-19: 22 dead, 849 infected, 917 recovered in 24 hours

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

Online

WHO experts to visit to probe virus origins on Thursday, says China

China says a group of experts from the World Health Organization are due to arrive Thursday for an...

Online

UK helps raise $1b for distribution of Covid-19 vaccines to developing countries including Bangladesh

The UK has helped raise $1 billion for the COVAX Advance Market Commitment (AMC) by match-funding...

Online

Covid-19: UK has vaccinated around 2 million people, health secretary says

Britain has now given around 2 million people a Covid-19 vaccination, Health Secretary Matt Hancock...

Online

Covid-19 vaccine to be free in India's West Bengal: Mamata

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has said her government is making arrangements for...

Online

Covid-19: 25 die, 1,071 infected, 737 recover in 24 hours

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

Online

Covid-19 vaccine: India to start ‘world’s biggest inoculation exercise’ from January 16

India will start vaccinating its people against Covid-19 from January 16 in the world’s biggest...

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