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Chapainawabganj MP Ferdousi Islam tests COVID-19 positive

Ruling Awami League's reserved seat MP Ferdousi Islam has been diagnosed with COVID-19

Ferdosi Islam

Virus transmission nearing peak, may fall in September

A technical expert group has come up with two sorts of predictions about COVID-19 transmission in Bangladesh. Both the predictions maintain that the virus transmission may begin to fall in the ...

Virus transmission nearing peak, may fall in September

Oxygen shortage at hospitals, no solution in sight

The shortage of oxygen required for the medical treatment of COVID-19 cases is not likely to be resolved any time soon. The health directorate has taken initiative to meet this crisis, but it will ...

People rush to the Linde Bangladesh plant in Tejgaon to fill oxygen cylinders. This man has collected oxygen for a patient in a hospital at Nikunja in the capital city and is returning by CNG-run auto-rickshaw.

Three dengue cases reported in 24 hrs: DGHS

Three new dengue cases were reported in the last 24 hours until 8am on Thursday, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

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Virus transmission rises, no sign of decrease any time soon

WHO has certain indicators to assess whether the virus has come under control in any country. Bangladesh does not have adequate data to get a realistic assessment of the situation in the country. ...

Virus transmission rises, no sign of decrease any time soon

Nine districts get new DCs

In a major reshuffle in the district level administration, the government on Thursday appointed new deputy commissioners to nine districts.

Nine districts get new DCs

Govt forms coordination cell to prevent COVID-19

The local government division under the Ministry of Local Government, Rural Development and Cooperatives has formed a coordination cell to prevent the coronavirus transmission

This handout illustration image obtained 27 February 2020 courtesy of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and created at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shows the coronavirus, COVID-19.

Govt undecided over locking down Dhaka red zones

Despite organising seminars and discussion, the government could not begin zone-wise lockdown except Purba Rajabazar in Dhaka, where the most cases of novel coronavirus infection have been detected

An employee of a super-shop in Dhaka 21 June 2020 delivers essentials across a locked gate to a resident of Purba Rajabazar marked as red zone due to high rate of coronavirus infection

Pro-people budget definitely implementable: Agri minister

Describing the proposed national budget for 2020-21 fiscal year as ‘pro-people’ and ‘pro-development’, agriculture minister Muhammad Abdur Razzaque told parliament that it will definitely be possible ...

Jatiya Sangsad

Hajj pilgrims can withdraw their money: Ministry

The pilgrims who paid for the registration of Hajj this year can take back their money, said the religious affairs ministry on Tuesday

Saudi security officers stand in front of the Kaaba, as muslims pray during the Laylat al-Qadr, or Night of Power, the holiest night for Muslims, following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), during the fasting month of Ramadan, at the Grand Mosque in Mecca, Saudi Arabia on 19 May 2020
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