Globally, more than 59,141 people have died, about 1,098,025 have been diagnosed with the virus, and some 228,589 have recovered, according to data collected by Johns Hopkins University.
The US recorded Friday its highest coronavirus deaths in one day with 1,094 new deaths.
The United States on Friday recorded at least 1,000 COVID-19 deaths in a single day, a sad milestone in the nation’s war to stop the spread of the novel virus, according to figures maintained by Johns Hopkins University.
A total of 110 Bangladeshis are among 960 foreign Tablighi Jamaat participants who were tested positive for coronavirus infection in India.
Several healthcare workers in India have been attacked as they battle to stop the spread of the coronavirus.
Fourteen more Bangladesh nationals have tested positive for novel coronavirus in Singapore, taking the total number of infected Bangladeshi in the country to 46.
Latvia reported its first coronavirus death on Friday, when a 99-year-old woman died in a hospital in Riga, the Latvian health ministry said.
A senior Saudi official urged more than 1 million Muslims intending to perform the hajj to delay making plans this year — comments suggesting the pilgrimage could be cancelled due to the new coronavirus pandemic.
A 61-year-old coronavirus victim has died in Kyrgyzstan, the government said on Friday, the first virus fatality in the central Asian nation.
The Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) of India on Thursday blacklisted 960 foreigners and cancelled their tourist visas after finding they were involved in TablighiJamaat activities violating their visa conditions.
Iran’s parliament speaker tested positive for COVID-19, state television reported Thursday, becoming the latest official to contract the disease in the hard hit country.
The number of COVID-19 cases in India crossed 2,000 on Thursday - with 235 fresh cases being detected within the last 24 hours.
A 65-year-old Muslim man from suburban Malad in Mumbai, who died of coronavirus infection, was cremated after the trustees of a cemetery denied permission to bury his body there, his family members alleged on Thursday.
The number of coronavirus infections continue to rise worldwide, with more than 1,013,000 people diagnosed, as the death toll nears 53,000, including almost 6,000 in the United States, according to the data from Johns Hopkins University early on Friday.
Former Land Minister, lawmaker of Pabna- 4 constituency, freedom fighter and language hero Shamsur Rahman Sherif Dilu is no more.
Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan on Thursday announced a series of initiatives to help the central and state governments in their fight against the coronavirus pandemic.