Saturday, 22 Jan, 2022

Health

Bangladesh sees 557 Covid cases, one death in last 24-hr

Bangladesh on Sunday (Jan 02) reported one death from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours keeping the number of total deaths to 28,077. Besides, 557 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours, raising the total number of coronavirus cases in the country to 1,586,466.

West Bengal closes schools from Monday 

West Bengal on Sunday re-imposed certain Covid restrictions - closing of schools and colleges, and capping attendance at private and government offices at 50 per cent - in the light of a worrying increase in daily cases, including those of the Omicron variant. A 10 pm - 5 am night

1,525 Omicron among 27,553 fresh Covid cases in India

About 1,525 people in India have contracted the Omicron variant since the first case was reported in late November, data from Health Ministry showed. Maharashtra continues to be the worst-hit state with 460 cases. The country also reported a 21 per cent jump in new Covid cases as it

Bangladesh sees 370 Covid cases, four deaths in last 24-hr

Bangladesh on Saturday (Jan 01) reported four deaths from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours keeping the number of total deaths to 28,076. Besides, 370 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours, raising the total number of coronavirus cases in the country to

WHO chief optimistic to beat Covid in 2022

The head of the World Health Organization (WHO) has struck a hopeful note about beating the pandemic in 2022 in a New Year's Eve message, saying the world had the "tools to end this calamity" even as daily new Covid cases worldwide reached new records. But the optimistic

India reports 22,775 Covid cases, 161 Omicron cases, 220 deaths in 24-hr

India reported 161 fresh Omicron cases, taking the total number in the country to 1,431, according to Union Health Ministry data updated on Saturday. The 1,431 cases of the new variant of the coronavirus have been detected across 23 states and union territories so far, and 488 of these

Bangladesh sees 509 Covid cases, seven deaths in last 24-hr

Bangladesh on Thursday (Dec 30) reported seven deaths from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours keeping the number of total deaths to 28,070. Besides, 509 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours, raising the total number of coronavirus cases in the country to

India records 13,154 Covid cases and 268 deaths in 24 hours

India has recorded 961 cases of the Omicron variant of coronavirus across 22 states and UTs so far out of which 320 people have recovered or migrated, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Thursday. Delhi recorded the maximum number of 263 cases followed by Maharashtra

Covid: Omicron and Delta driving tsunami of cases - WHO

The combination of Delta and Omicron variants is driving a dangerous tsunami of Covid-19 cases, the World Health Organization (WHO) chief has said. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus' words came as the US and countries across Europe reported record new cases. France reported

Bangladesh sees 495 Covid cases, one death in last 24-hr

Bangladesh on Wednesday (Dec 29) reported one death from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours keeping the number of total deaths to 28,063. Besides, 495 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours, raising the total number of coronavirus cases in the country to 1,584,518.

9,195 new Covid cases in India, Omicron cases at 781

India so far reported 9,195 new coronavirus cases, according to the health ministry.  The active caseload of the country now stands at 77,002. Omicron cases have risen to 781 and at least 241 have recovered, the ministry has said. Meanwhile, the WHO warned on Tuesday that the

WHO says Omicron risk ‘very high’; Europe faces COVID surge

The risk posed by the Omicron variant is still “very high”, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday, after COVID-19 case numbers shot up by 11 percent globally last week. Omicron is behind the rapid virus spikes in many countries, including those where it has

Bangladesh sees 397 Covid cases, one death in last 24-hr

Bangladesh on Tuesday (Dec 28) reported one death from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours keeping the number of total deaths to 28,062. Besides, 397 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours, raising the total number of coronavirus cases in the country to 1,584,023.

India approves emergency use of Merck's COVID-19 pill

India gave emergency use authorisation (EUA) for Merck's COVID-19 pill molnupiravir, and Serum Institute of India's Covovax and Biological E's Corbevax coronavirus vaccines, the country's health minister said on Twitter. Molnupiravir will be manufactured in India by 13

Bangladesh sees 373 Covid cases, one death in last 24-hr

Bangladesh on Monday (Dec 27) reported one death from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours keeping the number of total deaths to 28,061. Besides, 373 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours, raising the total number of coronavirus cases in the country to 1,583,626.

India reports 6,531 Covid cases, 315 deaths in 24 hours

India reported 6,531 new coronavirus cases and 315 deaths on Monday, according to the health ministry.  This pushed the total active cases to 75,841 and the death count to 4,79,997.  The number of Omicron cases has risen to 578 in the country and at least 151 have

Bangladesh sees 268 Covid cases, 4 deaths in last 24-hr

Bangladesh on Sunday (Dec 26) reported four deaths from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours keeping the number of total deaths to 28,060. Besides, 268 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours, raising the total number of coronavirus cases in the country to 1,583,253.

India records 6,987 Covid cases, 162 deaths in 24 hours

India reported 6,987 new coronavirus infections and 162 deaths, which pushed the total active cases to 76,766 and the death count to 4,79,682, according to the health ministry.  The number of cases of fast-spreading Omicron variant has risen to 422 in India, with Maharashtra

Covid: Travel misery continues as 1,500 more flights cancelled

More than 1,500 flights across the globe were scrapped on Sunday, bringing more misery for travellers planning to fly over the festive period. As many as 5,900 flights have now been cancelled on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and the day after, according to FlightAware data tracking

Bangladesh sees 275 Covid cases, one death in last 24-hr

Bangladesh on Saturday (Dec 25) reported two death from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours keeping the number of total deaths to 28,056. Besides, 275 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours, raising the total number of coronavirus cases in the country to 1,582,985.