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Covid-19: Bangladesh reports 30 new cases, no death

Bangladesh registered 30 new Covid cases in 24 hours till Wednesday morning taking the country’s total caseload to 1,953,328, health authorities said. With no new Covid deaths reported during the period, the total fatalities from the pandemic have so far remained unchanged at 29,130. The daily test positivity rate slightly dropped to 0.65 per cent from Tuesday’s 0.79 per cent ...

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No monkeypox cases detected in country

No monkeypox cases have been detected in Bangladesh so far, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) vice-chancellor Prof Md Sharfuddin Ahmed has said. He made the remarks at a press conference at BSMMU campus on Tuesday morning. The vice-chancellor said, “We have taken all necessary preparations to provide treatment for Monkeypox virus although we have not yet found any patient ...

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Bangladesh reports 2 Covid deaths

Bangladesh registered two deaths from Covid-19 with 31 fresh cases in 24 hours till Monday morning, Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said. The fresh numbers took the total fatalities from the pandemic so far to 29,130 while the caseload mounted to 19,53,264. On Sunday, the country logged zero death from Covid with 29 infections. On Saturday the country saw ...

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Beijing imposes more curbs as Covid outbreak continues

Reeling under the mismanagement of Xi Jinping’s Zero-Covid Policy, parts of Beijing have again come under a lockdown on Sunday, as the pandemic outbreak continues to spread in more and more cities in China. The authorities have imposed a lockdown in the Haidian district along with Chaoyang, Fengtai, Shunyi, and Fangshan districts, China’s Global Times reported citing a statement of ...

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Monkeypox: DGHS issues alert at all airports

The Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) has issued an alert to all airports in Bangladesh for monkeypox as cases have been found in some European countries. The alert was issued to prevent the infection from spreading, said Prof Ahmedul Kabir, additional director general of the DGHS, on Sunday. Prof Ahmedul Kabir said, “It is our usual practice to issue ...

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Bangladesh reports one Covid death after 30 days

Bangladesh has reported one more Covid death and 16 fresh cases in 24 hours ending Saturday morning, reports BSS. The country reported the covid death after 30 days. “The country reported 0.41 per cent Covid-19 positive cases as 3,927 samples were tested in the past 24 hours,” the Directorate General of Health Services said in its routine daily statement on ...

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India records first case of BA.4 variant in Hyderabad

The first possible case of an infection with the BA.4 variant of the Sars-CoV-2 has detected in India, people involved in the genome surveillance of the coronavirus have said, adding that it does not yet pose a concern since it is an offshoot of the Omicron variant, which has already spread widely in the country, Hindustan Times reported. The Indian ...

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No Covid-19 death reported in 24 hours, 50 new cases

Bangladesh reported on Friday zero Covid-19 death in the past 24 hours while it recorded 50 coronavirus positive cases during the period. “Bangladesh reported 0.79 percent Covid-19 positive cases as 6,313 samples were tested in the last 24 hours,” Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) sources said. During the past 24 hours, the combined figure of coronavirus infection in Dhaka ...

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Pfizer booster advised for children ages 5-11

Kids ages 5 to 11 should get a booster dose of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine, advisers to the US government said Thursday. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention quickly adopted the panel’s recommendation, opening a third COVID-19 shot to healthy elementary-age kids – just like what is already recommended for everybody 12 and older, reports AP. The hope is that ...

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Rare monkeypox outbreaks detected in N.America, Europe

Health authorities in North America and Europe have detected dozens of suspected or confirmed cases of monkeypox since early May, sparking concern the disease endemic in parts of Africa is spreading. Canada was the latest country to report it was investigating more than a dozen suspected cases of monkeypox, after Spain and Portugal detected more than 40 possible and verified ...

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