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Police not able to find Mamunul

Coronavirus kills 94 people in a day, death toll crosses 10,000

780 beds at ICU level for critically ill patients

Second wave of corona has increased the rate of infections and deaths among minors

Former Law Minister Abdul Matin Khasru laid to rest

Two person from Bhutanese Prime Minister's Dhaka contingent test positive for coronavirus

Dhaka, April 3: Two members of the Royal Academy of Performing Arts (RAPA) who came with Bhutanese Prime Minister Dr. Lotay Tshering during his recent visit to Bangladesh have contracted coronavirus. They are being treated at a hospital in Dhaka, Bhutan's national daily Kuensel reported on Thursday (April 1).

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi launches world's biggest Covid-19 vaccination drive

New Delhi, January 16: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday launched the world's biggest Covid-19 vaccination drive in the nation, which is one of the worst Novel Coronavirus-hit countries.

Pakistan witnessing surge in Covid-19 cases, over 3000 cases recorded

Dhaka, November 27: Pakistan is witnessing a surge in COVID-19 cases as the nation recorded over 3000 cases for the past three days.

Bangladesh inks bond with India's Serum Institute for 30 million doses of Covid-19 vaccine

Dhaka, November 5: A tripartite agreement has been signed between the Serum Institute of India, Beximco Pharma of Bangladesh and the Ministry of Health for the Oxford-made coronavirus vaccine. According to the agreement, the Serum Institute will supply 30 million doses of vaccine from Oxford to Bangladesh, the country's Health Minister Zahid Maleque told reporters after signing the agreement at the health ministry on Thursday (November 5).

Pakistan: COVID-19 tally crosses 1,000 mark for first time since July 

Islamabad: Showing a slow rise in the number of active COVID-19 cases, the country registered more than 1,000 cases for the first time since July on Oct 29, media reports said on Friday.

Bangladesh Medical Research Council approves COVID-19 vaccine trial of Chinese firm

Dhaka: Bangladesh Medical Research Council (BMRC) has approved the phase 3 trial of a COVID-19 vaccine developed by a Chinese firm Sinovac, Doctor Mahmud-Uz-Zaman, Director of the BMRC, confirmed the matter to UNI on Sunday.

British media reports claim massive import of COVID-19 cases in UK are from Pakistan

London: Certains section of the British media have claimed that half of Britain's most-recent imported coronavirus cases are believed to have come from Pakistan.

Coronavirus casts ‘huge shadow’ over Afghan life as multi-dimensional crisis continues

New York: The COVID-19 pandemic is not just a health emergency, but a multi-dimensional crisis for Afghanistan, dealing its people a painful blow just as Kabul and the Taliban prepare for peace talks in Qatar, the top UN official in the country says.

Kashmiris in Pakistan's Muzaffarabad complain about poor isolation ward for COVID-19 patients

Muzaffarabad: When people suffering from COVID-19 need special attention from hospitals, the Kashmiri people are receiving poor treatment in Pakistan's Muzaffarabad city.

Govt reimposes lockdown in PoK as 20 fresh COVID-19 cases surface

Islamabad: Amid rising cases of COVID-19 in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK), government officials said the decision to suspend relaxations in lockdown was “need of the hour”.

COVID-19 in Pakistan: Clerics announce resumption of congregational prayers at mosques

Islamabad: With Pakistan still witnessing an increase of COVID-19 cases, several prominent clerics and noted scholars on Monday announced the resumption of five-time congregational prayers at mosques across the country.

Covid-19 cases under reported in Pakistan: Opposition blames Imran Khan govt

Islamabad: Main opposition party, Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), has accused the government of under reporting the number of Coronavirus cases in the country and claimed that the tally has crossed the 1,00,000-mark.

Pakistan ranks 19th in COVID-19 infected list

Islamabad: Pakistan has ranked in the 19th position in the global coronavirus ranking, as per data released on Sunday.

Pakistan's COVID-19 outbreak is yet to reach its peak: Minister

Islamabad: Pakistan's Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Monday said the country is yet to witness the peak of the COVID-19 outbreak.

Breaking COVID-19 lockdown norms, Chinese nationals clash with police in Kathmandu

Kathmandu: Breaking all COVID-19 lockdown and social distancing norms, 33 Chinese nationals clashed with the police in Nepal's capital city Kathmandu recently, leaving six people hurt.