Shanghai/Xinhua/UNI: Shanghai reported 17 new confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) from other countries on Thursday, the municipal health commission said on Friday.
Guwahati/IBNS: To combat the spread of the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), the Assam government has started works of two large quarantine centres with capacity of 1000 persons each in Guwahati.
Moscow/Sputnik/UNI: China has registered 54 new imported cases of COVID-19 and one case of internal transmission within the past 24 hours, with five people having died of the disease, the National Health Commission said on Friday.
Washington/IBNS: The US has overtaken China and other countries as the nation with highest number of COVID 19 cases, media reports said.
New Delhi/IBNS: The total Novel Coronavirus cases in India increased to 650 as the South Asian country entered into the second day of three-week long lockdown imposed by the central government on Thursday.
Kolkata/IBNS: A 66-year-old man from Kolkata's Nayabad area has tested positive for Covid-19, taking the tally in West Bengal to 10, reports said on Wednesday midnight. Presently, eight Covid-19 infected patients are undergoing treatment at Beliaghata ID hospital.
Dhaka/IBNS: Bangladesh on Wednesday registered its fifth death due to COVID 19 infection as the country continued to fight against the disease which has extended its killer hands to more than 160 nations across the world.
Lucknow/UNI: The number of Novel Coronavirus-infected patients reached 38 in the state on Wednesday, when a 33-year-old resident of Pilibhit tested positive for the deadly virus.
New Delhi/UNI: The total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases rose to 562 in India on Wednesday morning, the Health Ministry said.
New Delhi/Jodhpur/UNI: A group of 277 Indian nationals evacuated from coronavirus-hit Iran were shifted to Jodhpur-based Army Wellness Facility on Wednesday.
New Delhi/IBNS: India, the country of 1.3 billion people, on Wednesday began the 21-day long lockdown called by its Prime Minister Narendra Modi to stop the spread of Novel Coronavirus which has so far infected 562 people across the nation.
Guwahati/IBNS: A person from Mizoram was on Wednesday tested positive for Novel Coronavirus at Guwahati Medical College Hospital, Assam Health department Principal Secretary Samir Sinha confirmed.
New York/IBNS: As countries across the world grapple with the COVID-19 pandemic, the UN Health agency reminded everyone on Tuesday, World Tuberculosis Day 2020, that TB remains the world’s most deadly infectious disease.
Jakarta/ Xinhua/UNI: The total number of deaths due to the COVID-19 pandemic in Indonesia surpassed 50 by 1200 hrs local time on Tuesday, according to the Indonesian government.
Vientiane/Xinhua/UNI: Laos has detected the first two confirmed COVID-19 cases in the country, Lao Health Ministry officials told a press conference on Tuesday.