DGHS

Bangladesh approves J&J vaccine for emergency use

The country’s drug administration has approved Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine for emergency use on Tuesday in a bid to meet the growing demand for coronavirus vaccines

Bangladesh approves J&J vaccine for emergency use

Covid-19

Night curfew imposed in three Narail municipalities

Authorities on Saturday imposed a week-long night curfew in three unions of Narail sadar upazila and in in three municipalities of the district to break the chain of Covid-19 transmission in the ...

Night curfew imposed in three Narail municipalities

Covid-19 deaths in Bangladesh cross 13,000

The rate of detection in the last 24 hours was 13.24 per cent, while the overall rate of detection of infected cases in Bangladesh as of Friday stands at 13.39 per cent

A man reacts before the body of his father, a ward master at Suhrawardy Hospital in Dhaka, who died under treatment at the hospital after showing coronavirus symptoms. The deceased was Covid-19 positive in the test report received after death

Covid-19: Positivity rate now 62pc in Natore sadar, municipality

Although district administrations have imposed restrictions in most of the frontier districts to bring the situation under control, the infection and death rates are on the rise

Covid-19: Positivity rate now 62pc in Natore sadar, municipality

Covid patients increase in 36 districts

Coronavirus transmission is on the rise in more than half of the districts in the country, especially in 16 border-lying districts

Covid patients increase in 36 districts

Corruption at the health ministry

Corrupt officials go unpunished: Opposition lawmakers

Opposition leaders hit out at the health ministry in the Jatiya Sangsad over the ministry’s rampant irregularities, corruption and mismanagement. They said, health ministry is a depot of corruption ...

Corrupt officials go unpunished: Opposition lawmakers

A scramble for Covid hospital beds in Khulna

The authorities of Khulna Corona Dedicated Hospital are literally struggling to deal with the rising Covid-19 cases as the situation is worsening with each passing day

A scramble for Covid hospital beds in Khulna

Covid-19: Bangladesh reports highest cases in 40 days, most deaths in 30 days

The rate of detection in the last 24 hours was 12.12 per cent, while the overall rate of detection of infected cases in Bangladesh as of Tuesday stands at 13.40 per cent

A health worker sorts test tubes with samples for testing novel infection at a Dhaka hospital

Covid-19 situation likely to worsen

Besides border-lying districts, the Indian strain or Delta variant of the fatal coronavirus has been detected in multiple districts. The DGHS has asked the hospitals of those districts to admit ...

People wait in queue outside of a coronavirus testing centre amid concern over coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak in Dhaka, Bangladesh, 17 May, 2020.

Community resilience against Covid-19

Free distribution of 13m masks in 35 high-risk districts begins

BRAC has teamed up with a group of partners to undertake an initiative to build community resilience against Covid-19 in Bangladesh

Free distribution of 13m masks in 35 high-risk districts begins
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