China Coronavirus

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 the new coronavirus.

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.

March 5, 2020
March 5, 2020

Kuwait-bound Bangladeshis to get health clearances from Saturday

Health authorities will issue health clearances from Saturday to Kuwait-bound Bangladeshi expatriates who are currently unable to visit the Gulf country as it has restricted entry of passengers from Bangladesh in a bid to control the spread of coronavirus.

March 5, 2020
March 5, 2020

Kuwait-bound Bangladeshis struggling to get health clearance

Kuwait-bound Bangladeshi expatriates are struggling to get health clearance as the Gulf country has imposed restriction on entry of people from 10 countries which includes Bangladesh in a bid to control the spread of coronavirus.

March 4, 2020
March 4, 2020

Coronavirus Outbreak: World Bank announces $12 billion aid package

The World Bank has announced an initial $12 billion in immediate funds to assist countries grappling with the health and economic impacts of the coronavirus outbreak that has spread quickly from China to some 80 countries.

March 2, 2020
March 2, 2020

Chinese man sentenced to death for killing 2 at virus checkpoint

A Chinese court has sentenced a man to death for fatally stabbing two officials at a checkpoint set up to control the spread of the new coronavirus outbreak.