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Bangladesh releasing children in detention centres to avoid coronavirus cases surge

Hundreds of children accused of committing largely petty crimes are being released in Bangladesh in a bid to avoid the spread of coronavirus in...

UK launches contact-tracing app ‘to hunt down and isolate the virus’

Britain will start testing its own Covid-19 tracing app on the Isle of Wight from Tuesday (5), hoping that the technology in combination with more testing...

Six deaths; 94 positive COVID-19 cases in 24 hours in Bangladesh

THE Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research (IEDCR) in Bangladesh on Friday (10) said that six more died of coronavirus infection in the...

15,000 Rohingya under coronavirus quarantine in Bangladesh as cases hit 29

Some 15,000 Rohingya refugees are now under coronavirus quarantine in Bangladesh's vast camps, officials said, as the number of confirmed infections rose to 29. Health...

India reports 3,722 fresh COVID-19 cases, 134 deaths in a day

THE total number of COVID-19 cases in India has jumped by 3,722 in past 24 hours, increasing the total number of confirmed cases to...

China sends team to Bangladesh to help combat coronavirus

China on Monday sent a 10-member team of medical experts to Bangladesh to help the country in containing the spread of the coronavirus, which...

Pakistan reports 150 new COVID-19 cases in a day

WITH over 150 new coronavirus cases confirmed in the last 24 hours, the number of COVID-19 patients in Pakistan reached 803, officials said on...

Pakistan to conduct phase-III clinical trial of COVID-19 vaccine

Pakistan's drug watchdog has approved phase-III clinical trial of a COVID-19 vaccine developed in collaboration with a Chinese company, a media report said on...

Trump says ‘invisible enemy’ has hit the US harder than Pearl Harbor, 9/11

DONALD TRUMP has said the coronavirus outbreak has hit the US harder than the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor during World War II, or...

Bangladesh Covid-19: total infection number crosses 20,000, 15 die in 24 hours

The death toll now stands at 298, said Prof Dr Nasima Sultana, additional director general (administration) of DGHS, during a briefing. 1,202 people have tested...