January 6, 2022 07:47 am
NEW DELHI, Jan 6: A diabetic man who died in the western state of Rajasthan was India's first fatality from the Omicron COVID-19 variant, the health ministry said on Wednesday, adding that overall infections had doubled to 58,097 over the past four days.
December 28, 2021 07:30 am
SYDNEY, Dec 28: Australia reported its first confirmed death from the new Omicron variant of COVID-19 on Monday amid its biggest daily surge in infections, but the authorities refrained from imposing new restrictions saying hospitalisation rates remained low.
May 3, 2021 11:24 am
SINDHULI, May 3: An octogenarian has died of COVID-19, marking the first death in the district after the country was hit by the second wave of the pandemic. The 80-year-old woman of Tinpatan Rural Municipality-2 who was staying in home isolation following the infection died on Friday morning, confirmed Chairman of Sindhuli Hospital Pralhad Pokhrel.
May 16, 2020 21:20 pm
KATHMANDU, May 16: Nepal reported the first ever death due to novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the country on Saturday.
March 21, 2020 16:48 pm
NAIROBI, March 21: Mauritius has confirmed its first death from the coronavirus, while the number of confirmed cases have risen, a health ministry official said on Saturday.
March 18, 2020 18:05 pm
DHAKA, March 18: A patient who was suffering from COVID-19 died in Bangladesh on Wednesday, said healthcare officials, marking the first fatality from the disease in the South Asian country.