China Coronavirus

March 10, 2020
March 10, 2020

Kerala shows the way to tackle COVID-19

As India braces itself to tackle fresh incidences of coronavirus, Kerala’s successful handling of the nation’s first three positive cases, backed by a rigid protocol, including a 28-day quarantine...

March 9, 2020
March 9, 2020

Coronavirus situation not serious enough to close schools: health secretary

A day after the first cases of coronavirus were detected in Bangladesh, Health Secretary Md Ashadul Islam has said the situation is not bad enough to close schools and colleges of the country.

March 9, 2020
March 9, 2020

4 Bangladeshis, 3 with high temperature, sent to hospital from Dhaka airport

Four passengers, including a child and her mother, who landed at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport from Spain, Italy and Singapore, have been sent to hospital, airport sources say. Three of...

March 8, 2020
March 8, 2020

5 of a family in India infected with coronavirus

In fresh coronavirus positive cases, five members of a family in the southern Indian state of Kerala have been found infected, taking the total number in India to 39.

March 8, 2020
March 8, 2020

Bangladesh capable of facing coronavirus: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina urges people of the country to not worry about coronavirus, as Bangladesh is “capable of facing the disease”.

March 8, 2020
March 8, 2020

Argentina announces first coronavirus death in Latin America

A 64-year-old man has died in Argentina as a result of the new coronavirus, the first such death in Latin America.

March 8, 2020
March 8, 2020

10 die at collapsed China quarantine hotel

At least 10 people are killed following the collapse of a hotel used as a coronavirus quarantine facility in eastern China, authorities say.

March 7, 2020
March 7, 2020

Saudi Arabia reopens Makkah, Madina holy sites after coronavirus closure

Saudi Arabia has reopened two of the most holy religious sites in Islam, Al-Haram Mosque in Makkah and Al-Masjid al Nabawy in Madina, after they were closed for sterilization to halt the spread of...

March 6, 2020
March 6, 2020

Bhutan confirms first coronavirus case; travel ban issued

The isolated Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan has reported its first case of the coronavirus after a US tourist tested positive, the prime minister says.

March 6, 2020
March 6, 2020

Coronavirus cases in India now 31

The number of positive cases of novel Coronavirus or COVID-19 in India has risen to 31 with the latest being reported from West Delhi, where the patient has a travel history to Thailand and Malaysia.