DGHS

Deals signed with WB, ADB to purchase vaccines: DGHS

The government has signed deals with the World Bank and Asian Development Bank to get Covid-19 vaccine shots quickly, Meerjady Sabrina Flora, additional director general of DGHS, said.

Deals signed with WB, ADB to purchase vaccines: DGHS

Covid-19

Bangladesh reports 6028 cases, 69 deaths in 24 hrs

The rate of detection in the last 24 hours was 18.29 per cent, while the overall rate of detection of infected cases in Bangladesh as of Tuesday stands at 13.76 per cent

A health worker collects nasal swab of a person for testing coronavirus infection at Mugda Medical College and Hospital, Dhaka

Coronavirus treatment

Life-saving medical equipment lying idle

Equipment for oxygen supply has been stuck at the Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport for the last 10 months. There are 300 ventilators in the Central Medical Stores Depot (CMSD). But the ...

Life-saving medical equipment lying idle

Bribe at DGHS recruitment

'Take Tk 10m now, will pay more later'

Two members of a recruitment committee of Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) have complained of a large-scale bribery during a recruitment.

'Take Tk 10m now, will pay more later'

Khaleda Zia tests positive for Covid-19

Former prime minister and Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) chairperson Khaleda Zia has tested positive for Covid-19.

Khaleda Zia tests positive for Covid-19

Lockdown

So what will happen on 12 and 13 April?

The government and public health experts feel that if things are normal on 12 and 13 April, thousands of people will flock to the villages before the strict lockdown. This may cause the rate of ...

So what will happen on 12 and 13 April?

Over 90,000 Covid-19 patients treated outside hospitals

Not all of Covid-10 patients require treatment at hospital. At the beginning of the pandemic, the World Health Organization (WHO) said 20 per cent of the patients may need treatment at hospital.

Over 90,000 Covid-19 patients treated outside hospitals

S African variant found in 81pc Covid-19 samples mid-March

The South African variant of novel coronavirus has found in 81per cent of the positive cases in Dhaka since the third week of March 2021

A health worker collects a sample for Covid-19 test. The picture was taken from Mugda General Hospital, Dhaka

Covid-19

Bangladesh reports record 7626 cases, 63 deaths in 24 hrs

The rate of detection in the last 24 hours was 22.02 per cent, while the overall rate of detection of infected cases in Bangladesh as of Wednesday stands at 13.50 per cent

A health worker tags samples collected for testing Covid-19 infection at Mugda Medical College Hospital, Dhaka

Covid-19: Bangladesh reports record cases and deaths in 24 hrs

The rate of detection in the last 24 hours was 21.02 per cent, while the overall rate of detection of infected cases in Bangladesh as of Tuesday stands at 13.44 per cent

Health worker collects swab of a man to test Covid-19 infection
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