Tuesday, 22 Jun, 2021

Health

Bangladesh reports 4,636 new Covid cases, 78 more deaths 

Bangladesh on Monday (June 21) recorded 78 deaths from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours raising the number of total fatalities to 13,626. Besides, 4,636 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours raising the total number of coronavirus cases in the country to

Covid booster vaccine plan to come in a few weeks - Matt Hancock

Plans for an autumn Covid booster jab programme will be set out in the next few weeks, the health secretary says. Matt Hancock told the BBC that ministers were waiting for results from trials of different combinations of vaccines. It comes after doctors and NHS trusts said planning

India records 53,256 new Covid-19 cases, 1,422 deaths

India recorded 53,256 new covid-19 cases in the 24 hours ending 8 am Monday, taking the country’s total infections to nearly 3 crore.  This is the lowest spike of daily cases in 88 days. Out of these, active cases further declines to 7.02 lakh, while over 2.88 crore people

COVID-19: Bangladesh reports 82 deaths in last 24-hr

Bangladesh on Sunday (June 20) recorded 82 deaths from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours raising the number of total fatalities to 13,548. Besides, 3,641 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours raising the total number of coronavirus cases in the country to

Covid: Brazil hits 500,000 deaths amid 'critical' situation

The number of deaths related to Covid-19 has passed 500,000 in Brazil, the second-highest in the world, as experts say the outbreak could worsen amid slow vaccination and the start of winter. The virus continues to spread as President Jair Bolsonaro refuses to back measures like social

India reports 60,753 new Covid cases & 1,647 more deaths 

India recorded less than 60,000 new coronavirus infections after 81 days taking the total tally of COVID-19 cases to 2,98,81,965, while the active cases further reduced to 7,29,243, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Sunday. A total of 58,419 fresh infections were

COVID-19: Bangladesh reports 3,057 new cases, 67 more deaths

Bangladesh on Saturday (June 19) recorded 67 deaths from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours raising the number of total fatalities to 13,466. Besides, 3,057 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours raising the total number of coronavirus cases in the country to

One in 100 deaths is by suicide: WHO

One in every 100 deaths is by suicide, according to new figures from the World Health Organisation (WHO).  More than 700,000 people died by suicide around the world in 2019, the figures show, more than the numbers killed by diseases like HIV, malaria or breast cancer, or even by

COVID-19: Bangladesh reports 63 deaths in last 24-hr

Bangladesh on Thursday (June 17) recorded 63 deaths from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours raising the number of total fatalities to 13,345. Besides, 3,840 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours raising the total number of coronavirus cases in the country to

India reports 67,208 new COVID cases & 2,330 more deaths 

A single day rise of 67,208 new coronavirus infections were recorded taking India's total tally of COVID-19 cases to 2,97,00,313, while the active cases declined to 8,26,740, the lowest after 71 days, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Thursday. The COVID-19

Bangladesh sees 3,956 fresh Covid cases, 60 more deaths

Bangladesh on Wednesday (June 16) recorded 60 deaths from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours raising the number of total fatalities to 13,282. Besides, 3,956 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours raising the total number of coronavirus cases in the country to

India reports 62,224 new Covid cases, 2,542 more deaths 

India recorded 62,224 new Covid-19 cases and 2,542 deaths in the last 24 hours. With this, the country’s overall caseload rose to 2.96 crore, while the death toll surged to 3.62 lakh.  Kerala is the top contributor, adding 12,246 new cases to the country’s caseload.

Bangladesh sees 3,319 fresh Covid cases, 50 more deaths

Bangladesh on Tuesday (June 15) recorded 50 deaths from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours raising the number of total fatalities to 13,222. Besides, 3,319 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours raising the total number of coronavirus cases in the country to

India reports 60,471 fresh Covid cases & 2,726 more deaths

India reported the lowest daily spike in infections since March 31 with 60,471 new cases in the last 24 hours. With this, the country's total coronavirus caseload has reached 29,570,881.  The country reported 2,726 deaths yesterday, taking the death toll to 377,031. The number

Bangladesh sees 3,050 fresh Covid cases, 54 more deaths

Bangladesh on Monday (June 14) recorded 54 deaths from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours raising the number of total fatalities to 13,172. Besides, 3,050 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours raising the total number of coronavirus cases in the country to

India records 70,421 new Covid cases, lowest since end of March

India, on Monday, recorded 70,421 new cases of coronavirus infections detected on Sunday, the lowest since the end of March.  However, only 14.92 lakh samples tested on Sunday, compared to a weekly average of about 19 lakh.  Tamil Nadu remains the highest contributor with

Bangladesh sees 2,436 fresh Covid cases, 47 more deaths

Bangladesh on Sunday (June 13) recorded 47 deaths from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours raising the number of total fatalities to 13,118. Besides, 2,436 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours raising the total number of coronavirus cases in the country to

AstraZeneca shots should be halted for over 60s too: EMA official

Like many European countries, Italy briefly halted AstraZeneca inoculations in March over concerns about the rare blood clotting problems. Countries should also avoid giving the Astrazeneca coronavirus vaccine to people over 60, the head of the EU drug regulator's COVID-19 task

India reports 80,834 new Covid cases & 3,303 more deaths 

India, witnessing a downward trend in Covid cases, reported the lowest daily spike in infections since April 2 with 80,834 new cases in the last 24 hours.  India has so far logged over 2.93 crore cases of coronavirus. Over 1.32 lakh people recovered from the deadly disease in the

Bangladesh sees 1,637 fresh Covid cases, 39 more deaths

Bangladesh on Saturday (June 12) recorded 39 deaths from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours raising the number of total fatalities to 13,071. Besides, 1,637 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours raising the total number of coronavirus cases in the country to