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Coronavirus death toll rises to 3,830 globally

Photo : South Korean army soldiers spray disinfectant as a precaution against a new coronavirus on a street in Seoul, South Korea. The death toll from the viral outbreak Coronavirus that began in China now has climbed to 3,830. It has infected 110,071people globally, according to information of worldometer. Besides, a total of 62,280 patients (94 percent of total infected) ...

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Historic 7th March observed in Washington, D.C.

The historic 7th March was observed with patriotic zeal at Bangladesh Embassy in Washington, D.C. Saturday, remembering Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman’s iconic speech that fired up the Bengali nation to fight and win the independence of Bangladesh in 1971. On March 7, 1971, Bangabandhu delivered the momentous speech at the Race Course (now SuhrawardyUdyan) in Dhaka, ...

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Iran’s virus death toll jumps to 145 with 21 new deaths

Iran’s Health Ministry said Saturday the death toll from the virus climbed to 145 while more than 1,000 infections were confirmed overnight totaling some 5,823 cases nationwide, reports AP. Some 21 new deaths were reported Saturday by the ministry’s spokesman Kianoush Jahanpour. He said there were 16,000 cases are hospitalized across the country, with some still being tested or monitored ...

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39 people infected with coronavirus disease in India

In India, 39 people contracted the coronavirus disease and are kept under tight medical surveillance. Kerala government reported 5 new cases on Sunday.Iran, Italy and South Korea have reported most deaths after China due to the covid-19 outbreak, which the World Health Organisation declared Public Health Emergency of International Concern on 30 January 2020. Italy on Saturday reported that 233 ...

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Three senior royal family members including Saudi King’s brother arrested

Three senior members of Saudi Arabia’s royal family, including the king’s brother, have been arrested for unexplained reasons, reports BBC. Two of the men were among the kingdom’s most influential figures. The detentions have been linked to Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. In 2017 dozens of Saudi royal figures, ministers and businessmen were confined to the Ritz-Carlton hotel in Riyadh ...

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Two suspected coronavirus cases emerge in Jammu and Kashmir

The Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday reported two suspected cases of coronavirus. Both the persons had a travel history to Italy and South Korea and they already stand shifted to a quarantine facility in Government Medical College Hospital here, according to media report.In view of the emerging scenario arising out of the spread of Coronavirus threat, the ...

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Covid-19: Death toll climbs to 3,496

The coronavirus death toll has risen to 3,496 globally till Saturday. A total of 97 countries and territories around the world have reported a total of 102,230 confirmed cases of the coronavirus COVID-19 that originated from Wuhan, China, according to media report.

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Over 3,900 tested positive, 197 die of coronavirus in Italy

Photo : People check the train schedule in Roma Termini railway station in Rome, Italy. A total of 3,916 people were tested positive for the coronavirus in Italy since the epidemic first broke out here 15 days ago, the Civil Protection Department said Friday. The figure did not include recoveries or fatalities, whose numbers were provided separately by Civil Protection ...

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At least 27 killed in attack on Afghan political rally: officials

At least 27 people were killed in an attack on a political rally in Kabul on Friday, officials said, in the deadliest assault in Afghanistan since the US signed a withdrawal deal with the Taliban. The attack highlights the glaring lack of security in the heavily fortified Afghan capital just 14 months ahead of the scheduled withdrawal of all foreign ...

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Coronavirus outbreak: World Bank announces $12bn immediate support

Fast track financing for developing countries The World Bank Group announced making available an initial package of up to $12 billion in immediate support to assist countries coping with the health and economic impacts of coronavirus outbreak. This financing is designed to help member countries take effective action to respond to and lessen the impacts posed by COVID-19, said a ...

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