October 21, 2020 02:00 (IST)
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COVID-19: Bangladesh registers 1,274 new cases, 14 more deaths in last 24 hrs

Dhaka/UNI: Bangladesh on Sunday recorded 1,274 more cases of the novel coronavirus, bringing the total to 3,88,869.

Kolkata Police officer dies due to coronavirus

Kolkata/UNI: Yet another Kolkata Police officer, Assistant Sub Inspector Siddhanta Shekhar De, who was posted in the fifth Battalion, Armed Police, died of covid-19 at a private hospital in the city today.

No evidence to back China’s claim of simultaneous coronanvirus outbreak across several nations: Harsh Vardhan

New Delhi: Indian Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Sunday rejected China's claim that the COVID-19 pandemic broke out simultaneously in several countries last year.

Lack of prevention can surge Covid cases, warn Experts

Kanpur/UNI: Active cases, which had mounted to around 10 lakhs in September, could again witness a rise if proper Corona protocols are not followed, an expert committee "COVID-19 India National Supermodel" has warned.

Pangolin rescued from poachers, 5.65 kg scales seized

Bhubaneswar/UNI: The Special Task Force of the Odisha Crime Branch has arrested two persons, seized a live pangolin and 5.65 kg of scales from their possession in Subarnapur district.

India's number of active COVID-19 cases remain below 8 lakh for the second day

New Delhi: India on Sunday said it continues to report a trend of steadily declining active cases.

India adds 61,871 fresh Covid-19 infections in last 24 hrs, tally nears 75-lakh mark

New Delhi/IBNS: India registered 61,871 fresh coronavirus infections in the last 24 hours, taking its tally near the 75-lakh mark, the Health Ministry stated in its daily bulletin on Sunday.

Vaccines against COVID-19 may not need to be administered annually: WHO Official

Moscow/Sputnik: Any safe and effective vaccine against COVID-19 may not need to be administered annually, unlike vaccines for influenza, Dr. Richard Mihigo, the program area manager for immunization and vaccine development at the World Health Organization's (WHO) Regional Office for Africa, told Sputnik in an interview.

India's active Covid-19 cases fall below 8-lakh mark: Health Ministry

New Delhi/IBNS: India's Health Ministry on Saturday stated the active Covid-19 cases in the country have fallen below the eight-lakh mark, though several parts of the country are staring at a possible surge in infections amid the festive season.

COVID-19: ‘Little or no’ benefit from trials of anti-virals, says WHO

New York: Latest results from a UN-coordinated international trial on four COVID-19 therapeutic drugs, indicate that they have “little or no” positive impact on preventing deaths in patients infected with the new coronavirus.

India registers 62,212 new COVID-19 cases, 837 deaths in past 24 hours

New Delhi: India registered 62,212 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, as per government data released on Saturday.

New Zealand reports 3 new cases of COVID-19 on election day

Wellington/Xinhua: New Zealand reported three new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday, according to the country's Ministry of Health.

Chinese mainland reports 13 new imported COVID-19 cases

Beijing/Xinhua: The Chinese mainland reported 13 new imported COVID-19 cases Friday, bringing the total number of imported cases to 3,097, the National Health Commission said Saturday.

Cactus Communications releases global survey report on World Mental Health Day 2020

London/IBNS: On the occasion of World Mental Health Day 2020, Cactus Communications, a technology company accelerating scientific advancement, released its much-anticipated global survey report on mental health, wellbeing, and fulfilment among researchers.

Amid Covid-19 cases surge, Centre rushes high-level teams to five states including West Bengal

New Delhi/IBNS: The Centre on Friday deputed high-level teams to Kerala, Karnataka, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh and West Bengal as these states have been reporting an alarming surge in the number of coronavirus fresh cases in the recent days.