Monday, 12 Apr, 2021

Health

Bangladesh sees highest 83 deaths from Covid-19 in last 24-hr

Bangladesh on Monday recorded 83 deaths from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours - the highest single-day death toll reported in the country.  With the latest figure, the number of total fatalities now stands at 9,822.  Besides, 7,201 people have tested positive for coronavirus

India records over 1.68 lakh new Covid-19 cases

India on Monday reported 1,68,912 new Covid-19 cases and 904 deaths in last 24 hours, according to data from the Union Health Ministry. The total number of cases stand at 1,35,27,717. There are 12,01,009 active cases in the country at present while 1,21,56,529 people have recovered

South African variant can ‘break through’ Pfizer vaccine: Study

The coronavirus variant discovered in South Africa can “break through” Pfizer-BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine to some extent, a study in Israel found. The South African coronavirus variant managed to penetrate the protection offered by two doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech

Bangladesh sees highest 78 deaths from Covid-19 in last 24-hr

Bangladesh on Sunday recorded 78 deaths from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours - the highest single-day death toll reported in the country.  With the latest figure, the number of total fatalities now stands at 9,749.  Besides, 5,819 people have tested positive for coronavirus

 India records new high of 1,52,879 corona cases, ‘Tika Utsav’ begins 

India, in the last 24 hours, added 1,52,879 fresh Covid-19 infections, setting another grim one-day record as the country’s tally reached over 1.33 crore cases. 839 deaths in the last 24 hours pushed the toll to 1.69 lakh. This comes on a day when the country kicked off a

WHO chief criticises 'shocking' global Covid vaccine divide

The World Health Organization (WHO) Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has criticised what it describes as a "shocking imbalance" in the distribution of coronavirus vaccines between rich and poor countries. The group's chief said a target of seeing vaccination programmes under

India records new-high of 1,45,384 cases; Maharashtra goes into lockdown

With a record 1,45,384 fresh cases, India’s Covid-19 tally has climbed to 1,32,05,926, the health ministry said on Saturday. The number of active cases has breached the 10-lakh mark again after around six-and-a-half months, while the death toll due to the viral disease has gone

Bangladesh sees highest 77 deaths from Covid-19 in last 24-hr

Bangladesh on Saturday recorded 77 deaths from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours - the highest single-day death toll reported in the country.  With the latest figure, the number of total fatalities now stands at 9,661.  Besides, 5,343 people have tested positive for

Bangladesh sees highest daily deaths from Covid-19 

Bangladesh on Thursday recorded 74 deaths from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours - the highest single-day death toll reported in the country.  With the latest figure, the number of total fatalities now stands at 9,521.  Besides, 6,854 people have tested positive for

1,26,789 corona cases in India in new 1-Day record

India detected 1,26,789 new cases of the novel coronavirus in the last 24 hours, the highest so far.  Of the total, Maharashtra recorded a new high of 59,907 cases, while Chhattisgarh’s count went past the 10,000-mark for the first time.  Karnataka and Uttar Pradesh,

Modi takes 2nd dose of Covid vaccine at AIIMS, Delhi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday took the second dose of the Covid-19 vaccine at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in New Delhi. The Prime Minister took his first dose of the indigenously developed Covid-19 vaccine Covaxin on March 1. Sharing the news on his

Bangladesh sees highest daily corona cases, 63 more deaths

Bangladesh today confirmed 63 deaths from coronavirus infection in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 9,447.  According to the Health authorities, 7,626 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours raising the total number of coronavirus cases in the

Biden announces all US adults eligible for corona vaccine by Apr 19

All adults across America will be eligible for COVID-19 vaccines within two weeks, President Joe Biden announced on Tuesday, as economic powerhouse California set a June 15 target to fully reopen businesses. The positive news from the United States — which has reported the most

India Reports Highest Daily Spike With Over 1.15 Lakh New COVID-19 Cases

The number of new coronavirus cases in India hit a record daily high since the outbreak of the pandemic with over 1.15 lakh new infections being reported in a span of 24 hours, pushing the nationwide COVID-19 tally to 1,28,01,785, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on

Covid-19 raises risk of depression and dementia: Study 

People diagnosed with Covid-19 in the previous six months were more likely to develop depression, dementia, psychosis and stroke, researchers have found. A third of those with a previous Covid infection went on to develop or have a relapse of a psychological or neurological condition.

Covid: More than 4,000 deaths in 24 hours for first time in Brazil

Brazil has recorded more than 4,000 Covid-related deaths in 24 hours for the first time, as a more contagious variant fuels a surge in cases. Hospitals are overcrowded, with people dying as they wait for treatment in some cities, and the health system is on the brink of collapse in

Covid-19 second wave: Starting today, night curfew in Delhi till April 30

Starting from Tuesday, night curfew will be imposed in Delhi between 10 pm and 5 am till April 30, the Delhi government said on Tuesday. Essential services and emergency movement of vehicles will be allowed, the officials said. A proposal to bring back the curfew was sent to the Chief

Saudi Arabia to allow only ‘immunised’ pilgrims to Mecca

Saudi authorities said Monday that only people immunised against COVID-19 will be allowed to perform the year-round Umrah pilgrimage, starting from the holy month of Ramadan. The Ministry of Hajj and Umrah said in a statement that only “immunised people” will be granted

Bangladesh sees highest daily corona cases and deaths 

Bangladesh on Tuesday recorded 66 deaths from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours - the highest single-day death toll reported in the country.  With the latest figure, the number of total fatalities now stands at 9,384.  Besides, 7,213 people have tested positive for coronavirus

2nd dose of Covid-19 vaccination begins April 8

The government will start administering the second dose of Covid-19 vaccine on Thursday (April 8) as inoculation of the first dose ends Tuesday. Cabinet Secretary Khandker Anwarul Islam was briefing journalists after Cabinet meeting on Monday. "Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has