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Washington/UNI: The number of coronavirus cases confirmed globally has surpassed 300 million mark as the Omicron variant continues to spread rapidly setting new infection records in several countries. more
New COVID variant B.1.640 not a threat yet: WHO

Geneva/UNI/Xinhua: The new COVID variant called B.1.640 being monitored by the World Health Organization (WHO) is not "circulating widely at the moment" and has so far been iden ...

COVID-19: New Year brings renewed WHO appeal for vaccine equity

New York: The highest number of COVID-19 cases so far in the pandemic were reported last week across the globe, the head of the World Health Organization (WHO) told journalists on Thursda ...

Bangladesh: 10 more Omicron cases reported

Dhaka: Bangladesh has registered 10 more Omicron cases, media reports said on Friday.

COVID-19: Bangladesh registers 892 virus cases in a day

Dhaka: Bangladesh registered 892 new COVID-19 cases in a day, a significant single day spike witnessed since Sept 29, media reports said on Wednesday.

COVID-19: Chinese authorities impose strict lockdown on Yuzhou

Beijing: Chinese government authorities have put Yuzhou into complete lockdown after just three asymptomatic Covid cases were discovered, media reports said.

70 per cent vaccination target must be met to ward off Omicron: WHO

New York: As the Omicron variant of COVID-19 continues to surge across the world, the UN health agency on Tuesday said that it was crucial that more is done to help all countries receive ...

Scientists detect IHU variant of COVID-19 in France

Paris; Scientists have warned that a new COVID-19 variant named IHU may have been detected in France.

Bangladesh registers 674 COVID19 cases in past 24 hours, highest daily count since Oct 6

Dhaka: Bangladesh registered 674 new COVID-19 cases in a day, the highest figure recorded since Oct 6.

Chinese mainland registers 101 fresh COVID-19 cases

Beijing: The Chinese mainland reported 101 new locally transmitted Covid-19 cases, the National Health Commission said in its daily report on Monday.