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Health

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

India reports 7,579 Covid cases, 236 deaths in 24 hours 

India logged 7,579 new coronavirus infections, the lowest in 543 days, taking the country's total tally of COVID-19 cases to 3,45,26,480, while the active cases were the lowest in 536 days, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Tuesday. The death toll climbed to

Bangladesh sees 264 Covid cases, 2 deaths in last 24-hr

Bangladesh on Monday (Nov 22) reported two deaths from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours keeping the number of total deaths to 27,955. Besides, 264 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours, raising the total number of coronavirus cases in the country to 1,574,352.

India reports 8,488 Covid cases, 249 deaths in 24 hours

India logged 8,488 new coronavirus infections today, taking the country's total tally of COVID-19 cases to 3,45,18,901, the lowest in 538 days, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated this morning.  The figure is the lowest reported since May last year. The

Bangladesh sees 199 Covid cases, 7 deaths in last 24-hr

Bangladesh on Sunday (Nov 21) reported seven deaths from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours keeping the number of total deaths to 27,953. Besides, 199 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours, raising the total number of coronavirus cases in the country to 1,574,088.

India sees 10,488 Covid cases, 313 deaths in 24 hours

India today logged 10,488 new Covid cases, which is 186 more than yesterday's number (10,302).  The country also reported 313 Covid deaths, which is slightly higher than yesterday's 276 deaths. The active caseload stands at 1,22,714, lowest in 532 days.  Active

WHO very worried about Covid rise in Europe

The World Health Organization (WHO) is "very worried" about the spread of Covid-19 within Europe as the continent battles a fresh wave of infections. Speaking to the BBC, regional director Dr Hans Kluge warned that some 500,000 deaths could be recorded by March unless urgent

Bangladesh sees no fatality from Covid in last 24-hr

Bangladesh on Saturday (Nov 20) experienced no fatality from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours keeping the number of total deaths to 27,946. Besides, 178 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours, raising the total number of coronavirus cases in the country to

India records 10,302 Covid cases, 267 deaths in 24 hours

India’s COVID-19 infection tally rose by 10,302 in a day to reach 3,44,99,925 according to Union Health Ministry data updated on Saturday. Meanwhile, the number of active cases declined to 1,24,868 during the same period. The death toll climbed to 4,65,349 with 267 more

Bangladesh sees 244 Covid cases, 5 deaths in last 24-hr

Bangladesh on Thursday (Nov 18) recorded five deaths from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours raising the number of total fatalities to 27,939. Besides, 244 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours, raising the total number of coronavirus cases in the country to

India reports 11,919 Covid cases and 470 deaths in 24-hours

With 11,919 fresh cases, India''s COVID-19 tally has climbed to 3,44,78,517, while the number of active cases has gone up to 1,28,762, the Union health ministry said on Thursday. The death count due to the viral disease has shot up to 4,64,623 with 470 more fatalities,