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Lockdown

A lockdown is a requirement for people to stay where they are, usually due to specific risks to themselves or to others if they can move freely

Global COVID-19 deaths top 2 million

In yet another grim milestone, the total number of global coronavirus cases has topped the 95 million mark, while the deaths have surged to more than 2.02 million

First patient dies of coronavirus on 9 January 2020.

Global COVID-19 caseload tops 94.4m: Johns Hopkins

The overall global coronavirus caseload has topped 94.4 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 2.02 million

People shop as Christmas approaches in Milan, Italy, on 7 December 2020

Global COVID-19 deaths near 2 million: Johns Hopkins

The overall global coronavirus caseload has topped 93 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 1.99 million

Global COVID-19 deaths near 2 million: Johns Hopkins

Global COVID-19 caseload tops 92m: Johns Hopkins

The overall global coronavirus caseload has topped 92 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 1.97 million, according to the Johns Hopkins University

A woman talks on the phone in Paris, France, on 9 November 2020

Global COVID-19 caseload top 90.8m: Johns Hopkins

The overall global coronavirus caseload has topped 90.8 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 1.94 million

People shop as Christmas approaches in Milan, Italy, on 7 December 2020

Global COVID-19 cases top 85.6m: Johns Hopkins

The overall number of global coronavirus cases has topped 85.6 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 1.85 million, according to the Johns Hopkins University

People shop as Christmas approaches in Milan, Italy, on 7 December 2020

COVID-19: Harris receives shot in bid to boost US confidence in vaccines

Senator Harris, who is Black and Asian-American, becomes the second high-profile person from an ethnic minority background to receive the vaccine after surgeon general Jerome Adams on 18 December

Registered Nurse Patricia Cummings gives US vice president-elect Kamala Harris a dose of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine at United Medical Center in Washington, US, on 29 December 2020

Everyone should follow hygiene rules and wear masks

If 95 per cent of the people in an area wear masks, there will be no need to impose a lockdown

Everyone should follow hygiene rules and wear masks

Bangladesh not to reimpose lockdown: Quader

Transport minister Obaidul Quader has ruled out the possibility of reimposition of a full-scale lockdown in Bangladesh as the country is taking all-out preparations to face a possible second wave of ...

Roads locked in East Rajabazar, Dhaka even before the lockdown begins

Stimulus loans

Farmers are a model in loan repayment

Unlike many others, farmers have proven to be trustworthy in repaying their bank loans on time and deserve further stimulus from the government.

Farmers are a model in loan repayment
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