Wednesday, 01 Dec, 2021

Health

Bangladesh sees 273 Covid cases, one death in last 24-hr

Bangladesh on Tuesday (Nov 30) reported two deaths from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours keeping the number of total deaths to 27,981. Besides, 273 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours, raising the total number of coronavirus cases in the country to 1,576,334.

Omicron: WHO warns of 'high infection risk' around globe

The World Health Organization (WHO) has warned that the Omicron coronavirus variant poses a high risk of infection surges around the globe. The variant could lead to severe consequences in some regions, the WHO said on Monday. The head of the organisation, Dr Tedros Adhanom

Kinnor Kahon: An Awareness Initiative on Transgender Issues

The Standing Committee on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights including HIV and AIDS (SCORA), Bangladesh Medical Students' Society (BMSS Bangladesh) with the collaboration of Bandhu Social Welfare Society organized the event 'Kinnor Kahon' to celebrate the Transgender

Bangladesh sees 227 Covid cases, 2 deaths in last 24-hr

Bangladesh on Monday (Nov 29) reported two deaths from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours keeping the number of total deaths to 27,980. Besides, 227 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours, raising the total number of coronavirus cases in the country to 1,576,061.

WHO criticizes travel bans on southern African countries

The World Health Organization on Sunday urged countries around the world not to impose flight bans on southern African nations due to concerns over the new omicron variant. WHO's regional director for Africa, Matshidiso Moeti, called on countries to follow science and international

India reports 8,309 new Covid cases, 236 deaths in 24 hours

India reported 8,309 new COVID-19 cases and 236 related fatalities on Monday, pushing the overall case tally to 3,45,80,832 and the death count to 4,68,790, according to the Health Ministry bulletin. During the same period, 9,905 recoveries were reported throughout the country. 

Bangladesh sees 255 Covid cases, 3 deaths in last 24-hr

Bangladesh on Sunday (Nov 28) reported three deaths from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours keeping the number of total deaths to 27,978. Besides, 255 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours, raising the total number of coronavirus cases in the country to 1,575,834.

Australia detects first COVID Omicron infections

Australian health officials say they have detected the Omicron coronavirus strain in the country for the first time in two passengers who were tested after flying into Sydney from southern Africa. Health authorities in the eastern state of New South Wales said on Sunday urgent genomic

India reports 8,774 COVID-19 cases, 621 deaths in 24 hours

India reported 8,774 new COVID-19 cases and 621 related fatalities on Saturday, pushing the overall cases tally to 3,45,72,523 and the death count to 4,68,554.  Besides, 9,481 recoveries were also reported during the previous 24 hours.  The recovery rate now stands at

Bangladesh sees 155 Covid cases, 2 deaths in last 24-hr

Bangladesh on Saturday (Nov 27) reported three deaths from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours keeping the number of total deaths to 27,975. Besides, 155 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours, raising the total number of coronavirus cases in the country to

India reports 8,318 COVID-19 cases, 465 deaths

India reported 8,318 new COVID-19 cases today -- 21 per cent lower than yesterday's spike of 10,549 fresh cases -- taking the country's total caseload since the pandemic began to 3,45,63,749, according to health ministry data updated this morning. The country also reported 465

New Covid variant Omicron classed 'of concern' 

The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared a new coronavirus variant to be "of concern" and named it Omicron. It had a large number of mutations, and early evidence suggested an increased reinfection risk, the WHO said. It was first reported to the WHO from South

EU regulator authorizes Pfizer’s COVID vaccine for children 5-11

The European Union drugs regulator authorized Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine for use on children aged from 5 to 11 years on Thursday. This clears the way for shots to be administered to millions of elementary school children on the continent amid a new wave of infections sweeping

Bangladesh sees 237 Covid cases, 9 deaths in last 24-hr

Bangladesh on Thursday (Nov 25) reported three deaths from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours keeping the number of total deaths to 27,970. Besides, 237 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours, raising the total number of coronavirus cases in the country to

India reported 9,119 Covid cases, 396 deaths in 24 hours 

India reported 9,119 new coronavirus infections on Wednesday, pushing the cumulative national tally to 3,45,35,763, while the death count increased to 4,66,584 with 396 related fatalities.  The active coronavirus cases in India now stand at 1,11,481, the lowest in 538 days,

Scientists find Botswana Covid variant with high number of mutations

Scientists have said a new Covid variant that carries an “extremely high number” of mutations may drive further waves of disease by evading the body’s defences. Only 10 cases in three countries have been confirmed by genomic sequencing, but the variant has sparked

Bangladesh sees 312 Covid cases, 3 deaths in last 24-hr

Bangladesh on Wednesday (Nov 24) reported three deaths from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours keeping the number of total deaths to 27,961. Besides, 312 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours, raising the total number of coronavirus cases in the country to

India reports 9,283 Covid cases, 437 deaths in 24 hours

India added 9,283 new coronavirus cases and 437 related fatalities in last 24 hours, according to the latest official update.  The active cases stood at 1,11,481, comprising 1 per cent of the total count, the lowest since March 2020.  The recovery count stood at 98.33 per

Bangladesh sees 284 Covid cases, 3 deaths in last 24-hr

Bangladesh on Tuesday (Nov 23) reported three deaths from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours keeping the number of total deaths to 27,958. Besides, 284 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours, raising the total number of coronavirus cases in the country to

Pfizer vaccine full effective in adolescents after 4 months

Pfizer and BioNTech's COVID-19 vaccine was 100 percent effective in protecting adolescents between the ages of 12 and 15 years, four months after the second dose. The results from a long-term trial of 2,228 youth, measured from seven days through more than four months after the