Thursday, 19 May, 2022

Health

Bangladesh sees 16,033 Covid cases, 18 deaths in 24-hr

Bangladesh on Tuesday (Jan 25) reported 18 deaths from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours keeping the number of total deaths to 28,256. Besides, 16,033 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours, raising the total number of coronavirus cases in the country to

India reports 2,55,874 Covid-19 cases, 614 deaths in 24-hr

India Tuesday reported 2,55,874 Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours down from 3,06,064 infections a day before, according to the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare data.  The health ministry’s data also showed as many as 614 fatalities pushed India’s death

Omicron can survive up to 8 days on plastic surfaces: Study 

The Omicron COVID-19 variant can survive longer than earlier strains of the virus on plastic surfaces and human skin, new research by Japanese scientists has found. The study by a team from the Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, which is not yet peer reviewed, found that the

Omicron can survive up to 8 days on plastic surfaces: Study 

The Omicron COVID-19 variant can survive longer than earlier strains of the virus on plastic surfaces and human skin, new research by Japanese scientists has found. The study by a team from the Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, which is not yet peer reviewed, found that the

Bangladesh sees 14,828 Covid cases, 15 deaths in 24-hr

Bangladesh on Monday (Jan 24) reported 15 deaths from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours keeping the number of total deaths to 28,238. Besides, 14,828 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours, raising the total number of coronavirus cases in the country to 1,395,367.

3.33 lakh new Covid cases in India, 525 deaths

India's daily Covid curve showed a very marginal improvement today as the country reported 3,33,533 cases, slight lower than the 3.37 lakh daily cases recorded yesterday.  The new numbers have taken the total caseload in the country to 3,92,37,264. 525 fresh fatalities were

Bangladesh sees 10,906 Covid cases, 14 deaths in 24-hr

Bangladesh on Sunday (Jan 23) reported 14 deaths from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours keeping the number of total deaths to 28,223. Besides, 10,906 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours, raising the total number of coronavirus cases in the country to 1,380,539.

3.33 lakh new Covid cases in India, 525 deaths

India's daily Covid curve showed a very marginal improvement today as the country reported 3,33,533 cases, slight lower than the 3.37 lakh daily cases recorded yesterday.  The new numbers have taken the total caseload in the country to 3,92,37,264. 525 fresh fatalities were

Bangladesh sees 17 Covid deaths in last 24-hr

Bangladesh on Saturday (Jan 22) reported 17 deaths from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours keeping the number of total deaths to 28,209. Besides, 9,614 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours, raising the total number of coronavirus cases in the country to

3.37 lakh new Covid cases in India

India's daily Covid curve showed marginal improvement today as the country reported 3.37 lakh cases, which is around 2.7 per cent lower than yesterday.  The active cases now comprise 5.43 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate has decreased

Bangladesh sees 10,888 Covid cases, 4 deaths in 24-hr

Bangladesh on Thursday (Jan 20) reported four deaths from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours keeping the number of total deaths to 28,180. Besides, 10,888 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours, raising the total number of coronavirus cases in the country to

India records 3,17,532 Covid cases, 491 deaths in 24 hours

India recorded 3,17,532 new Covid cases on Wednesday, 12.2% higher than yesterday's reported 2.82 lakh daily cases, according to the Health Ministry. 491 people have died due to Covid during the same period, taking the total death count in the country due to the infection to

Drug-resistant infections killing millions: global report

More than 1.2 million people died worldwide in 2019 from infections caused by bacteria resistant to antibiotics, according to the largest study of the issue to date. This is more than the annual death toll from malaria or Aids. Poorer countries are worst affected but antimicrobial

Bangladesh sees 9,500 Covid cases, 12 deaths in 24-hr

Bangladesh on Wednesday (Jan 19) reported 12 deaths from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours keeping the number of total deaths to 28,176. Besides, 8,407 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours, raising the total number of coronavirus cases in the country to

India reported 2,82,970 Covid cases, 441 deaths in 24 hours 

India reported 2,82,970 fresh Coronavirus infections in the last 24 hours, 44,889 cases more than yesterday, taking its overall tally of Covid-19 cases to 3,79,01,241, which includes 8,961 cases of the Omicron variant, according to data from the Union Health Ministry on Wednesday. 

Bangladesh sees 8,407 Covid cases, 10 deaths in 24-hr

Bangladesh on Tuesday (Jan 18) reported 10 deaths from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours keeping the number of total deaths to 28,164. Besides, 8,407 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours, raising the total number of coronavirus cases in the country to 1,632,794.

Vaccinate whole world to end pandemic, UN chief tells Davos

UN chief Antonio Guterres told the all-virtual Davos forum on Monday (Jan 17) that the world must vaccinate everybody against COVID-19 to ensure a way out of the pandemic. The face-to-face gathering of political and corporate power players in the Swiss Alps is online for the second

India reports 2,38,018 cases, 310 deaths in 24 hours 

India's Covid curve showed marginal improvement today as the country recorded 2,38,018 new cases in the last 24 hours -- 7 per cent lower than Monday's reported 2.58 lakh daily cases, according to the Health Ministry. 310 people have died due to Covid during the past 24-hour

Mask, vaccine not mandatory: Europe asks people to live with Covid-19 'flu' 

Spain is calling for Covid-19 to be treated as an endemic disease, like the flu, becoming the first major European nation to explicitly suggest that people live with it. The idea has gradually been gaining traction and could prompt a re-evaluation of government strategies on dealing

Bangladesh sees 6,676 Covid cases, 10 deaths in 24-hr

Bangladesh on Monday (Jan 17) reported 10 deaths from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours keeping the number of total deaths to 28,154. Besides, 3,447 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours, raising the total number of coronavirus cases in the country to 1,624,387.