Bangladesh logs 5 more coronavirus deaths, 41 new confirmed cases
Five more people died of COVID-19 and 41 more contracted the disease in the past 24 hours till 8:00am Tuesday. The Directorate General of Health Services informed this in an online news bulletin.
ACC director dies from coronavirus
A director of Anti Corruption Commission died of COVID-19 at Kuwait Maitree Hospital in Uttara on Monday, confirmed a senior government official. Md Rezaul Alam, private secretary to the state minister for public administration, said that the ACC director died in the early hour on Monday. The decea
Community Transmission: It’s there, but confined to 5 clusters
The authorities have said that community transmission of coronavirus is indeed happening, but it is limited to five clusters across the country. The admission comes after 18 people tested positive for the virus yesterday, highest in a single day.
Bangladesh reports 3 coronavirus deaths, 35 new cases in 24 hrs
Health minister Zahid Maleque on Monday confirmed four more deaths from COVID-19 and 29 more people contracting the disease in 24 hours till 8:00am on Monday. The new figures took to 13 the number of people died of COVID-19 and 117 the number of people tested positive for coronavirus.
Banks asked not to charge late fees for credit cards
Bangladesh Bank yesterday asked lenders not to impose any late payment fees on credit cardholders, who are finding it difficult to clear the bills due to the ongoing movement restriction and short banking hours. Lenders have also been asked to refund clients who paid late payment fees on credit car
None can enter or leave Dhaka,Except emergency: police
Bangladesh Police today said that it is not allowing anyone to enter or leave Dhaka, except for emergency services. In a press release today, police sought cooperation from all for ensuring proper implementation of the health instructions and directives issued by the government to prevent spread of
One more dies, 18 new coronavirus cases
One more coronavirus patient has died in the last 24 hours in Bangladesh, taking the total number of deaths to nine, Health Minister Zahid Maleque has said.
‘Impose curfew in N’ganj city to prevent a coronavirus eruption’
Narayanganj City Corporation (NCC) has called upon the authorities concerned to impose curfew in the city area in a bid to curb spread of novel coronavirus. A press release, signed by NCC Chief Executive Officer Abul Amin, said there is an outbreak of coronavirus in the industrial city. "The infec
Government announced closure of offices now extended till April 14
In a bid to contain the spread of coronavirus, the government today extended the ongoing shutdown until April 14. The Ministry of Public Administration issued a circular in this regard. Earlier, the government announced closure of all public and private offices from March 26 to April 4 which was ex
Biman extends flight suspension again until April 14
The Biman Bangladesh Airlines on Sunday cancelled all of its international and domestic flights until April 14 to restrict the spread of coronavirus in the country. ‘All international and domestic flights will remain suspended until April 14,’ said Mokabbir Hossain, managing director of the nationa
Corona virus: PM announced package of Tk 72,750 crore to face the economic loss
Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday announced a special incentive package of Tk 72,750 crore to face the economic losses of the novel coronavirus pandemic in Bangladesh.
German minister commits suicide after 'virus crisis worries'
Thomas Schaefer, the finance minister of Germany's Hesse state, has committed suicide apparently after becoming "deeply worried" over how to cope with the economic fallout from the coronavirus, state premier Volker Bouffier said on Sunday.
‘Two Gaibandha patients tested positive for coronavirus’
Two people have tested positive with coronavirus in Gaibandha, the district's civil surgeon said. A four-member team from Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research (IEDCR) went to the area and collected blood and cough samples of the two earlier, our Bogura correspondent reports quoti
No new coronavirus case in Bangladesh in last 24 hours
No new patient was detected positive with coronavirus in Bangladesh in last 24 hours. So the current number of confirmed cases remains at 48.
Coronavirus: Bangladesh’s Pakistan tour postponed
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Coronavirus Prevention: How prepared are schools?
Despite growing concern over coronavirus, schools in the capital appear to be ill-prepared to contain any possible spread of the virus.
IPL postponed till April 15 over coronavirus
The start of the Indian Premier League, the world's most lucrative cricket competition, has been postponed from March 29 until April 15 over the coronavirus, the Indian cricket board said Friday.
Coronavirus death toll climbs to 5,000 globally
The death toll from the coronavirus pandemic has risen to 5,043, according to an AFP tally based on official sources on Friday.