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Vaccinate teachers, children to keep schools safe from Covid-19: WHO

Geneva, Aug 30 | As millions of children return to school for the new academic session, vaccinating teachers and other school staff against Covid-19...

Russia adds 19,286 Covid-19 cases in a day

Moscow, Aug 30 | Russia registered 19,286 new coronavirus cases over the past 24 hours, taking the nationwide tally to 6,882,827, the official monitoring...

Brunei reports 103 new local Covid-19 cases

Bandar Seri Begawan, Aug 30 | Brunei reported 103 new Covid-19 cases on Sunday, bringing the national tally to 2,565.According to Brunei's Ministry of...

Tunisia launches 3rd national open day for Covid-19 vaccination

Tunis, Aug 30 | Tunisia launched on Sunday the third national open day for vaccination against Covid-19 across the country's 24 provinces for citizens...

Africa’s Covid-19 cases pass 7.72 mn: Africa CDC

Addis Ababa, Aug 30 | The number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in Africa reached 7,721,121 as of Sunday afternoon, the Africa Centers for...

Lucknow to administer 83k doses of Covid-19 vaccine today

Lucknow, Aug 27 | In an attempt to set a new record in vaccination, the Lucknow district health department has decided to administer 83,000...

Covid-19 origin probe: No definitive conclusion by US intelligence

Washington, Aug 25 | A report of Covid-19 origins by US intelligence agencies has not yielded a definitive conclusion on whether the new coronavirus...

Bengal gears up for third Covid-19 wave

By Saibal GuptaKolkata, Aug 25 | Though the Covid situation in West Bengal is well under control with the daily infection rate well below...

Covid-19 likely originated naturally: US NIH

Washington, Aug 24 | The novel coronavirus disease likely developed naturally -- jumping from an animal to humans, while the possibility of a leak...

Covid-19 lab leak theory unlikely: Report

New York, Aug 23 | The theory that Covid-19 is the result of the virus jumping from animals to humans is much more...

Global Covid-19 caseload tops 211.7 mn

Washington, Aug 23 | The global coronavirus caseload has topped 211.7 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 4.43 million and vaccinations...

Global Covid-19 caseload tops 210.7 mn

Washington, Aug 21 | The global coronavirus caseload has topped 210.7 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 4.41 million and vaccinations...

Tunisia reports 3,127 new Covid-19 cases

Tunis, Aug 21 | Tunisian Health Ministry on Friday reported 3,127 new Covid-19 cases, raising the total tally in the North African country to...

Philippine Prez thanks China for donating more Covid-19 vaccines

Manila, Aug 21 | Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte thanked China for supporting the fight against Covid-19 after a batch of Sinopharm Covid-19 vaccines donated...

US Covid-19 hospitalisation rate for children hits highest level

Washington, Aug 21 | The Covid-19 hospitalisation rates for children in the US hit its highest levels ever, the Centers for Disease Control...

Singapore reports 40 new Covid-19 cases

Singapore, Aug 21 | Singapore's Ministry of Health (MOH) reported 40 new Covid-19 cases on Friday, bringing the total tally in the country to...

Myanmar extends public holiday period to contain Covid-19

Yangon, Aug 21 | Myanmar's State Administration Council has further extended the public holiday period to the end of August to curb...

Global Covid-19 caseload tops 209.9 mn

Washington, Aug 20 | The global coronavirus caseload has topped 209.9 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 4.40 million and vaccinations...

Lebanon registers 1,993 new Covid-19 cases

Beirut, Aug 20 | Lebanon registered on Thursday 1,993 new Covid-19 cases, raising the total infections in the country to 588,578, the Lebanese Health...

Global Covid-19 caseload tops 209.2 mn

Washington, Aug 19 | The global coronavirus caseload has topped 209.2 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 4.39 million and vaccinations...

South Korea reports 2,152 more Covid-19 cases

Seoul, Aug 19 | South Korea reported 2,152 more cases of the Covid-19 as of midnight Wednesday compared to 24 hours ago, raising the...

Iran reports 39,174 new Covid-19 cases, 4,556,417 in total

Tehran, Aug 19 | Iran reported on Wednesday 39,174 new Covid-19 cases, taking the country's total infections to 4,556,417.The pandemic has claimed 99,691 lives...

Fourth Covid-19 surge overwhelms US hospitals: Report

Washington, Aug 19 | Hospitals across the US are "back in crisis mode" due to a fourth surge of the Covid-19 pandemic driven by...

Child Covid-19 cases still rising in US: Report

Washington, Aug 19 | Child Covid-19 cases in the US have been rising since late June, according to a recent report.More than 121,000 new...

US to distribute Covid-19 booster shots next months: Officials

Washington, Aug 19 | The US will begin administrating Covid-19 booster shots next month as new data shows that vaccine protection wanes over time,...

Singapore reports 53 new Covid-19 cases

Singapore, Aug 19 | Singapore's Ministry of Health (MOH) reported 53 new Covid-19 cases on Wednesday, bringing the total tally in the country to...

Covid-19 in pregnancy can increase premature birth risk by 60%: Study

London, Aug 17 | Contracting Covid-19 infection during pregnancy can increase the risk of premature birth by 60 per cent.The study, led by researchers...

Global Covid-19 caseload tops 205.3 mn

Washington, Aug 13 | The global coronavirus caseload has topped 205.3 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 4.33 million and vaccinations...

Canada suffering 4th wave of Covid-19: Top doctor

Ottawa, Aug 13 | Canada is suffering a fourth wave of the Covid-19 pandemic as variants of the virus continue to spread in the...

Covid-19 hampering Zimbabwe’s elephants conservation efforts

Harare, Aug 13 | The Covid-19 pandemic has affected Zimbabwe's primary source of funding for the conservation of elephants and other wildlife, resulting in...

T’gana BSP leader Praveen Kumar tests positive for Covid-19

Hyderabad, Aug 10 | Former Indian Police Service (IPS) officer and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) leader, R.S. Praveen Kumar on Tuesday tested positive for...

Global Covid-19 caseload tops 203.6 mn

Washington, Aug 10 | The global coronavirus caseload has topped 202.6 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 4.30 million and vaccinations...

Reliance Entertainment Covid-19 fundraiser ‘We For India’ to feature Ed Sheeran,...

Mumbai, Aug 9 | Some of the biggest names in entertainment, including Ed Sheeran, Mick Jagger and A.R. Rahman, among many other personalities, are...

Global Covid-19 caseload tops 202.6 mn

Washington, Aug 9 | The global coronavirus caseload has topped 202.6 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 4.29 million and vaccinations...

11 crew test Covid-19 positive in ship off New Zealand coast

Wellington, Aug 9 | Eleven of the 21 crew onboard container ship Rio De La Plata, currently at sea off the coast of New...

Tunisia starts national vaccination against Covid-19

Tunis, Aug 9 | Tunisia on Sunday kicked off national vaccination against Covid-19 as 335 centers across 24 provinces started to vaccinate citizens aged...

WHO calls China to comply for new probe amidst US’ claim...

By R.R M. LilaniAmidst the World Health Organization (WHO) calling for China to allow for the phase two probe into the origin of Covid-19,...

Biden’s approval ratings on Covid-19, economy fall: Survey

Washington, Aug 5 | US President Joe Biden's approval ratings on how he has handled the Covid-19 pandemic and the economy have plunged, according...

How fears influence Covid-19 transmission

New York, Aug 4 | Researchers have developed a mathematical model that predicts how infectious disease outbreaks incorporate fear -- both of disease and...

Long-lasting Covid-19 symptoms rare in kids: Study

London, Aug 4 | Most children with Covid-19 recover within a week, only a small percentage have long-term symptoms, according to a study published...

Global Covid-19 caseload tops 198.8 mn

Washington, Aug 3 | The overall global Covid-19 caseload has topped 198.8 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 4.23 million and...

Tanzania to supply refugee camps with Covid-19 vaccines: Official

Dar Es Salaam, Aug 3 | The government of Tanzania is planning to supply refugee camps in Kigoma, Tabora and Katavi regions with Covid-19...

Global Covid-19 caseload tops 197.2 mn

Washington, July 31 | The overall global Covid-19 caseload has topped 197.2 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 4.20 million and...

Canada faces start of Delta-driven 4th wave of Covid-19: Top doctor

Ottawa, July 31 | Canada is at the start of the Delta-driven fourth wave of Covid-19, Canada's Chief Public Health Officer Theresa Tam said...

Africa ‘not on track’ to 10% Covid-19 vaccination target by year...

Geneva, July 31 | Only 1.5 per cent of the whole population of Africa has been vaccinated against Covid-19, and the continent might not...

Global Covid-19 caseload tops 196.5 mn

Washington, July 30 | The overall global Covid-19 caseload has topped 196.5 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 4.19 million and...

Chile registers 1,383 new Covid-19 cases, 119 deaths in one day

Santiago, July 30 | Chile registered on Thursday 1,383 new Covid-19 infections and 119 more deaths in one day, for a total of 1,613,288...

China’s Zhangjiajie to close tourist sites after Covid-19 resurgence

Changsha, July 30 | Zhangjiajie, a famous tourist city in central China's Hunan Province, planned to close all its tourist sites on Friday morning...

Vaccination key to control Covid-19: Zambian govt

Lusaka, July 30 | The Zambian government said on Thursday that vaccination was a tool that could help attain herd immunity and bring Covid-19...

Morocco’s Covid-19 caseload tops 600,000

Rabat, July 30 | Morocco registered 8,995 new Covid-19 cases in the past 24 hours, taking its nationwide tally to 606,871 as of Thursday...

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International flights linking Bangkok, B’desh cities to start from Agartala’s MBB...

Agartala, Jan 15 | The international flights from the Maharaja Bir Bikram (MBB) airport in Agartala would soon start operations connecting...