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Coronavirus

A deadly new threat
Coronavirus Figures
All figures tallied daily at 6pm.
Source: Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center
 
188
Countries affected
449,760
58,706,636
Confirmed cases
364,611
37,520,775
Recovered cases
6,416
1,388,954
Deaths
All figures tallied daily at 6pm.
Source: Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center
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Coronavirus

A deadly new threat
Coronavirus Figures
All figures tallied daily at 6pm.
Source: Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center
 
188
Countries affected
449,760
58,706,636
Confirmed cases
364,611
37,520,775
Recovered cases
6,416
1,388,954
Deaths
All figures tallied daily at 6pm.
Source: Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center
Coronavirus: A deadly threat

Covid-19: Deaths in a day cross the 100 mark for first time

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Covid-19 booster shot could be needed after 9-12 months, US says

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Coronavirus: A deadly threat

Level of Khaleda’s Covid-19 infection ‘minimal’, says doctor after probationary CT scan report

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Coronavirus: A deadly threat

Khaleda being taken to hospital for CT scan as part of Covid-19 treatment

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Coronavirus: A deadly threat

With over 2 lakh new Covid-19 cases, India records highest single-day spike

India reported more than two lakh fresh Covid-19 cases in a single day, the highest so far, and 1,...

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Brazil investigates reports of vaccines being exchanged for illegal gold

Federal prosecutors in the Brazilian state of Roraima are investigating reports that illegally-...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat

Covid vaccine production in poor countries: ex-leaders, Nobel winners urge US to waive patents

More than 60 former heads of state, including former leaders of Britain and France, and over 100...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat

Mosques full of devotees defying govt directives to attend Tarabi prayers

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Coronavirus: A deadly threat

85 people fined in Khulna for defying restrictions

On the first day of the seven-day “strict lockdown” today, mobile courts in Khulna fined 85 people...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat

Covid-19: India to ramp up Remdesivir production to 78 lakh vials a month

India has decided to ramp up the manufacture of Remdesivir, which is used to treat coronavirus, to...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat

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Coronavirus: A deadly threat

Bangladesh hits grim record of 96 Covid-19 deaths in a day

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Coronavirus: A deadly threat

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One hundred and one people have died from Covid-19 in 24 hours (till 8am today), according to a press release issued by the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

Coronavirus: A deadly threat SKorean consortium to produce 100 million doses of Russian vaccine per month

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South Korea's Huons Global said on Friday (Apr 16) that it will lead a consortium to produce...

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Coronavirus: A deadly threat Iran to purchase 60M Russian vaccines as coronavirus surges

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Fazle Hossain Badsha flown to Dhaka by air ambulance

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India has decided to ramp up the manufacture of Remdesivir, which is used to treat coronavirus,...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat AL leader Abdul Matin Khasru dies of Covid-19

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Bangladesh hits grim record of 96 Covid-19 deaths in a day

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Moderna Inc said on Tuesday that its Covid-19 vaccine still showed strong protection against the...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat

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Moderna Inc said on Tuesday that its Covid-19 vaccine still showed strong protection against the...

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WHO urges halt to sale of live wild mammals in food markets

The World Health Organization called on Tuesday for a halt to the sale of live wild mammals in food...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat

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SCBA President Abdul Matin Khasru on life support

Awami League lawmaker and Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) President Abdul Matin Khasru, who...

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India's 161,736 new coronavirus infections are world's highest

India reported 161,736 new coronavirus infections today, hitting the world’s highest daily tally...

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India's drug regulator gives clearance for restricted emergency use of Russia's Sputnik V

India's drug regulator has given the clearance for restricted emergency use of Russian Covid-...

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Covid-19 vaccine: India govt’s expert committee recommends emergency use approval for Sputnik V

A committee of experts of the Indian government recommended approval of Russian Covid-19 vaccine...

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Record-breaking 83 Covid-19 deaths in 24 hours; 7,201 infected

Eighty-three people have died from Covid-19 in 24 hours (till 8am today), according to a press...

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India overtakes Brazil as world’s second worst-hit country by Covid-19

India reported a record 168,912 Covid-19 infections overnight, overtaking Brazil to become the...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat

Top US diplomat criticises China, says 'need to get to the bottom' of Covid-19 origin

China’s failure to provide access to global health experts made the Covid-19 pandemic worse than it...

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Australia abandons Covid-19 vaccination targets after new advice on AstraZeneca shots

Australia has abandoned a goal to vaccinate nearly all of its 26 million population by the end of...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat

Covid-19: India bans export of Remdesivir injection, API

India today prohibited the export of Remdesivir injection, which is used to treat Covid patients,...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat

78, number of Covid-19 deaths in a day highest till now; 5,819 infected

Seventy-eight people have died from Covid-19 during 24 hours (till 8am today), according to a press...

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South Korea to resume wider use of AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine, exclude people under 30

South Korean authorities said on Sunday they will move ahead with a coronavirus vaccination drive...

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