New Delhi/IBNS: India reported over 56,000 Covid-19 cases in 24 hours between Wednesday and Thursday mornings, pushing the overall tally close to 20 lakh.
Kolkata/IBNS: With a record number of 24,047 tests conducted in 59 laboratories in the past 24 hours, West Bengal's cumulative Covid-19 testing figure has reached 10,03,027 while the state has registered 2,816 fresh infections and 61 fatalities during the same period—both numbers are the highest single-day surge so far, reports said on Wednesday.
Dhaka: The highly infectious COVID-19 virus has claimed 33 more lives in the past 24 hours, media reports said.
Kathmandu: An earthquake, which measured 3.5 on the Richter Scale, hit Nepal's Kathmandu valley on Wednesday, officials said.
New Delhi: India has recorded the highest ever single day recoveries in the last 24 hours.
New Delhi: India has continued testing more than 6 lakh COVID-19 samples for the second consecutive day.
Hyderabad/UNI: Heavy rain is likely to occur at isolated places in Telangana during the next 24 hours, Meteorological Centre said on Wednesday.
New York: The risk of COVID-19 infection from breastfeeding is negligible and has never been documented, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Tuesday, in a call for greater support for the practice.
New York: Prioritizing the safety and well-being of women and girls, the UN and partners launched on Tuesday a COVID-19 humanitarian response plan to assist some 5.4 million of the poorest and most marginalized people in the Philippines.
New York: Hundreds of houses have been destroyed and vital infrastructure damaged due to riverine and flashfloods after heavy rains across large parts of Sudan, the United Nations relief wing has reported.
Kolkata/IBNS: With highest-ever single-day spike of 2,752 infections and 54 deaths, the total number of confirmed Covid-19 cases has mounted to 80,984, including 22,315 active ones, 1,785 fatalities and 56,884 discharges, reports said on Tuesday.
Dhaka/UNI: Bangladesh recorded 1,918 more COVID-19 cases during the past 24 hours taking the south Asian nation's overall tally to 2,44,020, the Directorate General of Health Services said on Tuesday.
New York: Across Central America and the Caribbean, the more than 70 million children impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic could soon face another threat – catastrophic hurricane storms, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) warned on Monday.
New York: There is “no silver bullet” to combat COVID-19, the head of the UN health agency told journalists on Monday, adding, “and there might never be”.
Lucknow/UNI: The COVID-19 case tally of Uttar Pradesh crossed one lakh-mark on Tuesday after recording 2,983 fresh cases.