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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 positivity rate shoots up in Jashore, now 49%

Covid-19 positivity rate is gradually increasing in Jashore as 143 more samples, out of 288, tested positive in 24 hours in the district. This raised the positivity rate to 49 percent, said Md Akhtaruzzaman, administrator of Jashore General Hospital.

Coronavirus: A deadly threat Singapore scientists develop reusable mask that filters 99.9% of bacteria, viruses, and haze

Singapore scientists develop reusable mask that filters 99.9% of bacteria, viruses, and haze

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‘This IS INSANE’: Africa desperately short of COVID vaccine

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Coronavirus: A deadly threat US Centers for Disease Control ranks Bangladesh ‘Level 4’, indicating highest Covid-19 risk

US Centers for Disease Control ranks Bangladesh ‘Level 4’, indicating highest Covid-19 risk

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Explainer: China's Mojiang mine and its role in the origins of Covid-19

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Biden Asia chief 'relatively confident' on billion vaccine timing despite India crisis

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Coronavirus: A deadly threat World Bank opposes vaccine intellectual property waiver as WTO talks resume

World Bank opposes vaccine intellectual property waiver as WTO talks resume

World Bank President David Malpass said on Tuesday the bank does not support waiving intellectual...

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Bangladesh to push for vaccine supply at UN meeting on LDC: Momen

Bangladesh will push for vaccine supply for the country and other developing countries and will...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat

Bangladesh to push for vaccine supply at UN meeting on LDC: Momen

Bangladesh will push for vaccine supply for the country and other developing countries and will...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat

Benapole police generate Covid-19 awareness in land port area

To curb the spread of Indian Covid-19 variant, now known as the “Delta” variant, Benapole Land Port...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat

8 more die at Rajshahi Medical College Hospital’s coronavirus unit

Eight more persons died at the coronavirus unit of Rajshahi Medical College Hospital (RMCH) over 24...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat

US delivers emergency medical supplies to Bangladesh to combat Covid-19

The United States, through the US Agency for International Development (USAID), last night...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat

7-day lockdown in 2 Natore municipalities from tomorrow

Natore district administration has decided to put Natore and Singra municipalities under lockdown...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat

US report concluded Covid-19 may have leaked from Wuhan lab

A report on the origins of COVID-19 by a US government national laboratory concluded that the...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat

Govt will look into claims of overcharging Covid-19 patients at pvt hospitals: Health minister

The government will look into the overcharging for treatment of Covid-19 patients at private...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat

Pfizer vaccines to be administered as per registration list at 4 Dhaka centres

Pfizer Covid-19 vaccines will be administered according to the registration list, Health Minister...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat

Nepal signs non-disclosure agreement to buy Chinese Covid-19 vaccines but legal questions remain

With the country in desperate need of Covid-19 vaccines, the government has signed a non-disclosure...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat

Natore residents express concern, discontent over setting up Covid-19 testing booth at public place

Residents in Natore have expressed concern and discontent over district administration setting up a...

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30 Covid-19 deaths, 1,970 new cases reported in 24 hours

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Coronavirus: A deadly threat

Thailand starts long awaited COVID-19 vaccination drive

Thailand kicked off a long-awaited mass vaccination campaign on Monday as the country battles its...

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Taiwan to extend Covid-19 curbs, schools to stay shut

Taiwan will extend its Covid-19 restrictions for another two weeks until June 28 and schools will...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat

Hundreds of former leaders urge G7 to vaccinate poor against Covid-19

One hundred former presidents, prime ministers and foreign ministers have urged the Group of Seven...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat

7 Covid-19 patients die at Rajshahi Medical College Hospital in 24 hours

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Coronavirus: A deadly threat

Covid-19 positivity rate shoots up in Jashore, now 49%

Covid-19 positivity rate is gradually increasing in Jashore as 143 more samples, out of 288, tested positive in 24 hours in the district. This raised the positivity rate to 49 percent, said Md Akhtaruzzaman, administrator of Jashore General Hospital.

Coronavirus: A deadly threat Singapore scientists develop reusable mask that filters 99.9% of bacteria, viruses, and haze

Singapore scientists develop reusable mask that filters 99.9% of bacteria, viruses, and haze

Scientists from the Nanyang Technological University (NTU) have developed a reusable mask that is...

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‘This IS INSANE’: Africa desperately short of COVID vaccine

In the global race to vaccinate people against COVID-19, Africa is tragically at the back of the...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat US Centers for Disease Control ranks Bangladesh ‘Level 4’, indicating highest Covid-19 risk

US Centers for Disease Control ranks Bangladesh ‘Level 4’, indicating highest Covid-19 risk

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Explainer: China's Mojiang mine and its role in the origins of Covid-19

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Biden Asia chief 'relatively confident' on billion vaccine timing despite India crisis

President Joe Biden's Indo-Pacific policy chief said on Tuesday he was "relatively...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat World Bank opposes vaccine intellectual property waiver as WTO talks resume

World Bank opposes vaccine intellectual property waiver as WTO talks resume

World Bank President David Malpass said on Tuesday the bank does not support waiving intellectual...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat Bangladesh to push for vaccine supply at UN meeting on LDC: Momen

Bangladesh to push for vaccine supply at UN meeting on LDC: Momen

Bangladesh will push for vaccine supply for the country and other developing countries and will...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat Benapole police generate Covid-19 awareness in land port area

Benapole police generate Covid-19 awareness in land port area

To curb the spread of Indian Covid-19 variant, now known as the “Delta” variant, Benapole Land...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat 8 more die at Rajshahi Medical College Hospital’s coronavirus unit

8 more die at Rajshahi Medical College Hospital’s coronavirus unit

Eight more persons died at the coronavirus unit of Rajshahi Medical College Hospital (RMCH) over...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat US delivers emergency medical supplies to Bangladesh to combat Covid-19

US delivers emergency medical supplies to Bangladesh to combat Covid-19

The United States, through the US Agency for International Development (USAID), last night...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat 7-day lockdown in 2 Natore municipalities from tomorrow

7-day lockdown in 2 Natore municipalities from tomorrow

Natore district administration has decided to put Natore and Singra municipalities under lockdown...

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US report concluded Covid-19 may have leaked from Wuhan lab

A report on the origins of COVID-19 by a US government national laboratory concluded that the...

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Govt will look into claims of overcharging Covid-19 patients at pvt hospitals: Health minister

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Coronavirus: A deadly threat Pfizer vaccines to be administered as per registration list at 4 Dhaka centres

Pfizer vaccines to be administered as per registration list at 4 Dhaka centres

Pfizer Covid-19 vaccines will be administered according to the registration list, Health Minister...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat Nepal signs non-disclosure agreement to buy Chinese Covid-19 vaccines but legal questions remain

Nepal signs non-disclosure agreement to buy Chinese Covid-19 vaccines but legal questions remain

With the country in desperate need of Covid-19 vaccines, the government has signed a non...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat Natore residents express concern, discontent over setting up Covid-19 testing booth at public place

Natore residents express concern, discontent over setting up Covid-19 testing booth at public place

Residents in Natore have expressed concern and discontent over district administration setting up...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat 30 Covid-19 deaths, 1,970 new cases reported in 24 hours

30 Covid-19 deaths, 1,970 new cases reported in 24 hours

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

Coronavirus: A deadly threat Thailand starts long awaited COVID-19 vaccination drive

Thailand starts long awaited COVID-19 vaccination drive

Thailand kicked off a long-awaited mass vaccination campaign on Monday as the country battles its...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat Taiwan to extend Covid-19 curbs, schools to stay shut

Taiwan to extend Covid-19 curbs, schools to stay shut

Taiwan will extend its Covid-19 restrictions for another two weeks until June 28 and schools will...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat Hundreds of former leaders urge G7 to vaccinate poor against Covid-19

Hundreds of former leaders urge G7 to vaccinate poor against Covid-19

One hundred former presidents, prime ministers and foreign ministers have urged the Group of...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat

Hundreds of former leaders urge G7 to vaccinate poor against Covid-19

One hundred former presidents, prime ministers and foreign ministers have urged the Group of Seven...

Coronavirus: A deadly threat

7 Covid-19 patients die at Rajshahi Medical College Hospital in 24 hours

Seven people who tested positive for coronavirus died at Rajshahi Medical College Hospital (RMCH)...

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Bangladesh wants to buy at least five million Covid-19 vaccine doses from Russia as soon as...

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Amid spike in Covid-19 transmission, Dr Meerjady visits Chapainawabganj

Dr Meerjady Sabrina Flora, additional director general (planning and development) of the...

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In boost for Africa, Senegal aims to make Covid-19 shots next year

Senegal could begin producing COVID-19 vaccines next year under an agreement with Belgian biotech...

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17 more diagnosed with Covid-19 as cases rising sharply in Thakurgaon

Seventeen more people have been diagnosed with coronavirus in Thakurgaon district in 24 hours, till...

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India to ease lockdown rules as coronavirus case numbers decline

India reported 114,460 new coronavirus infections on Sunday, the lowest in two months, while the...

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Bangladesh approves Chinese ‘CoronaVac’ for emergency use

Directorate General of Drug Administration (DGDA) has approved Chinese Covid-19 vaccine “CoronaVac...

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7 cases of Indian Covid-19 variant detected in Dhaka district's Nawabganj: health authorities

Health authorities have detected cases of Indian Covid-19 variant in seven workers of Ashrayan...

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Covid-19: No lockdown for now in Rajshahi despite health dept recommendation

Despite the recommendations of the health department, no decision was taken to impose a lockdown in...

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Japan disposes of over 7,000 mishandled doses of Covid-19 vaccine

Over 7,000 doses of Covid-19 vaccine have been disposed of in Japan due to mishandling, the Yomiuri...

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US boosts Taiwan's Covid-19 fight with 750,000 vaccine doses

The United States will donate 750,000 COVID-19 vaccine doses to Taiwan as part of the country'...

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First post-Covid cruise ship leaves Venice amid protest

The first cruise ship to leave Venice since coronavirus restrictions were eased set sail on...

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