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Dhaka: Coronavirus (Covid-19) has killed 39 more people across the country in the last 24 hours. Among them 26 are males and 12 are females. The death toll from the virus rose to 6,487 people. more
US reports over 2,000 Covid-19 deaths, record hospitalisation on Tuesday

Washington DC: The United States of America has reported over 2,000 Covid-19 deaths on Tuesday, the most in a single day since May.

UK sees downward trend in COVID infection rate, registers 11,299 cases: Health Ministry

Moscow/Sputnik: The coronavirus infection rate in the United Kingdom is on the decline in late November, as the country confirmed 11,299 new cases over the past 24 hours, down from over 1 ...

‘Real hope’ surrounding COVID vaccines ‘cannot be overstated’ – WHO chief

New York: Along with other tried and tested public health measures, the head of the World Health Organization (WHO) told journalists on Monday that “there is now real hope” th ...

Over 117,000 doses of Russia's Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine already released

Moscow/Sputnik: Over 117,000 doses of Russia's coronavirus vaccine Sputnik V have been already released into the market, and there are plans to produce over 2 million doses by the end ...

WHO hopes China to facilitate trip of Int'l team probing virus origins as soon as possible

Moscow/Sputnik: The international expert team probing the origins of the novel coronavirus will travel to China, the World Health Organization (WHO)’s senior officials said on Monda ...

UNICEF planning 'mammoth operation' to deliver COVID-19 vaccines

New York: UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) is working with more than 350 logistics partners, including major airlines, shipping lines and logistics associations from around the world, to ...

Bangladesh: 28 die with Covid-19 within 24 hours, death toll climbs 6,416

Dhaka: The deadly coronavirus has claimed another 28 lives within 24 hours, taking the death toll to 6,416, according to an official press release.

COVID-19: Oxford vaccine shows 70 percent efficiency 

London: Oxford University’s AstraZeneca vaccine candidate, AZD1222, which is being developed against COVID-19 disease has shown 70 percent efficiency on average, officials said.

UK plans to scrap self-isolation requirement for COVID-19 'close contacts': Reports

Moscow/Sputnik: UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson is expected to announce plans for a relaxation of coronavirus restrictions on Monday, which stipulate that contacts of positive coronavirus ...