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Double record: Highest number of Covid-19 deaths and infections reported in a day

The death toll now stands at 650, and the death rate is at 1.38 percent, Prof Dr Nasima Sultana, additional director general (administration) of...

Thirty countries including Bangladesh launch alliance to share Covid-19 tools

THIRTY countries led by Costa Rica and the World Health Organization launched an initiative aimed at sharing vaccines, medicines and diagnostic tools to tackle...

Bangladesh records 28 new virus deaths, caseload surges by 1,764

The tally of infections surged to 44,608 on the back of 1,764 new cases detected in the 24 hours to 8 am Saturday, according...

India reports highest single day Covid-19 tally at 7,964

THE number of Covid-19 cases in India surged to 173,763 on Saturday (30). For the second straight day, the number of daily coronavirus cases...

Indian monkeys snatch coronavirus samples

MONKEYS mobbed an Indian health worker and made off with coronavirus test blood samples, spreading fears that the stealing simians could spread the pandemic...

Covid-19: highest number of infections in 24hrs, for second consecutive day

The death toll now stands at 582, said Prof Dr Nasima Sultana, additional director general (administration) of DGHS, during a briefing. Two thousand five hundred...

UK has world’s highest Covid-19 death rate, says report

BRITAIN has suffered the highest death rate from the novel coronavirus among the most-affected countries with comparable tracking data, according to new research published...

15,000 Rohingya under coronavirus quarantine as cases hit 29

Some 15,000 Rohingya refugees are now under coronavirus quarantine in Bangladesh’s vast camps, officials said on Monday, as the number of confirmed infections rose...

India backs hydroxychloroquine for virus prevention

INDIA's top biomedical research body has backed the use of the anti-malarial hydroxychloroquine as a preventive against the COVID-19, after the WHO suspended clinical...

Bangladesh Covid-19: 22 more die in 24hrs, cases top 38,000

Bangladesh has confirmed 22 more people have died of coronavirus infection in the last 24 hours, taking the number of deaths to 544 in...