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Covid-19: Bangladesh logs 22 new cases, no death

Bangladesh reported 22 Covid cases in 24 hours until Wednesday morning which took the total caseload to 1,953,103. With no new Covid death reported during the period for the 28th consecutive day, the total fatalities from the pandemic remained unchanged at 29,127. The daily test positivity rate dropped to 0.44 per cent from Tuesday’s 0.75 as 4,890 samples were tested, ...

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Kim slams negligent officials over spiralling N. Korea Covid outbreak

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said the negligence and laziness of state officials worsened the country’s Covid outbreak, state media reported Wednesday, as the number of known cases crossed 1.7 million. The nuclear-armed country reported its first coronavirus cases last week, and the Omicron variant-fuelled outbreak has since ballooned — marking the failure of a two-year blockade maintained since ...

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Coronavirus may be linked to severe hepatitis in children

A chain of events possibly triggered by unrecognised infection with the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus could be causing the mysterious cases of severe hepatitis reported in hundreds of young children around the world, researchers suggest. Children with COVID-19 are at significantly increased risk for liver dysfunction afterward, according to a report posted on Saturday on medRxiv ahead of peer review. But most ...

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37 new Covid cases reported in Bangladesh

Bangladesh reported 37 Covid cases in 24 hours until Monday morning which took the total caseload to 1,953,049. With no new Covid death reported during the period for the 26th consecutive day, the total fatalities from the pandemic remained unchanged at 29,127. The daily test positivity rate dropped to 0.77 per cent from Sunday’s 0.85 as 4,792 samples were tested, ...

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33 new Covid cases reported in Bangladesh

Bangladesh reported 33 Covid cases in 24 hours until Sunday morning which took the total caseload to 1,953,012. With no new Covid death reported during the period for the 25th consecutive day, the total fatalities from the pandemic remained unchanged at 29,127. The daily test positivity rate increased to 0.85 per cent from Saturday’s 0.55 per cent as 3,884 samples ...

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N Korea reports 15 more ‘fever’ deaths amid Covid outbreak

North Korea on Sunday reported 15 additional deaths from “fever”, days after officially confirming its first-ever Covid-19 cases and ordering nationwide lockdowns. The outbreak, which leader Kim Jong Un has said is causing “great upheaval”, leaves a country with one of the world’s worst healthcare systems on the edge of potential disaster. North Korea has no Covid vaccines, antiviral treatment ...

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Covid-19 in Bangladesh: 22 new cases reported in 24 hrs

Bangladesh reported 22 Covid cases in 24 hours until Saturday morning which took the total caseload to 1,952,979. With no new Covid death reported during the period for the 24th consecutive day, the total fatalities from the pandemic remained unchanged at 29,127. The daily test positivity rate slightly increased to 0.55 per cent from Friday’s 0.45 per cent as 3,965 ...

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North Korea confirms 21 new deaths as it battles COVID-19

North Korea on Saturday reported 21 new deaths and 174,440 more people with fever symptoms as the country scrambles to slow the spread of COVID-19 across its unvaccinated population. The new deaths and cases, which were from Friday, increased total numbers to 27 deaths and 524,440 illnesses amid a rapid spread of fever since late April. North Korea said 243,630 ...

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Bangladesh reports 18 Covid cases

Bangladesh reported 18 Covid cases in 24 hours until Friday morning which took the total caseload to 1,952,957. With no new Covid death reported during the period for the 23rd consecutive day, the total fatalities from the pandemic remained unchanged at 29,127. The daily test positivity rate slightly dropped to 0.45 per cent from Thursday’s 0.51 per cent as 4,053 ...

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KOICA celebrates International Nurses Day and Strengthens Nurses Voice in NIANER

To mark the International Nurses Day, an event under the theme “Nurses: A voice to Lead- Invest in nursing and respect rights to secure global health” was held on Thursday at the National Institute of Advanced Nursing Education and Research (NIANER), Mugda. The celebration was graced by Ms. Hyun Suh Kang, Deputy Country Director, KOICA Bangladesh Office, Md. Enamul Haque, ...

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