2h ago| Coronavirus

Covid-19 cases surging due to people’s overconfidence: Health Minister

The ongoing surge in Covid-19 cases happened because of people’s overconfidence, Health Minister Zahid Maleque said today.

Covid surge: 16,033 cases reported in 24 hours, 18 dead

At least 16,033 new infections were recorded and 18 people died from Covid-19 in 24 hours till 8:00 am today, said a press release issued by the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

5h ago| Vaccine

Bangladesh receives 2.12m AstraZeneca doses from France

France has donated another 2.12 million doses of AstraZeneca vaccine to Bangladesh through the global sharing platform -- COVAX -- as a gesture of solidarity to its people in their fight against...

1d ago| Coronavirus

Omicron raging at community level: DGHS

Community transmission of the quick-spreading Omicron variant of the coronavirus is now occurring in Bangladesh, said health officials yesterday -- in an acknowledgement that forebodes an...

1d ago| Bangladesh

Only 50% employees can work from offices till Feb 6

The government today issued more directives to be observed from January 24 till February 6 in a bid to curb the Covid-19 transmission across the country.

Nearly 11,000 Covid cases reported in 24 hours, 14 dead

At least 10,906 new infections were recorded and 14 people died from Covid-19 in 24 hours till 8:00 am today, said a press release issued by the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

January 25, 2022
January 25, 2022

Covid-19 cases surging due to people’s overconfidence: Health Minister

The ongoing surge in Covid-19 cases happened because of people’s overconfidence, Health Minister Zahid Maleque said today.

January 25, 2022
January 25, 2022

Covid surge: 16,033 cases reported in 24 hours, 18 dead

At least 16,033 new infections were recorded and 18 people died from Covid-19 in 24 hours till 8:00 am today, said a press release issued by the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

January 25, 2022
January 25, 2022

Bangladesh receives 2.12m AstraZeneca doses from France

France has donated another 2.12 million doses of AstraZeneca vaccine to Bangladesh through the global sharing platform -- COVAX -- as a gesture of solidarity to its people in their fight against...

January 25, 2022
January 25, 2022

69% Covid patients in Dhaka infected with Omicron in 2 weeks: icddr,b

Sixty-nine percent of Covid-19 positive people have been infected with the Omicron variant in Dhaka city during the first two weeks of this month, according to icddr,b.

January 25, 2022
January 25, 2022

Omicron survives much longer on plastic, skin than earlier variants, lab tests find

The Omicron variant can survive longer than earlier versions of the coronavirus on plastic surfaces and human skin, Japanese researchers found in laboratory tests.

January 25, 2022
January 25, 2022

Positivity rate second highest since outbreak

The Covid situation in Bangladesh is fast taking an ominous turn with the infection rate spiralling tenfold in three weeks.

January 24, 2022
January 24, 2022

Covid-19: Consular wing of S Korean Embassy to remain closed temporarily

The consular section of the South Korean Embassy in Dhaka will temporarily remain closed until further notice as some of its staff members have tested positive for Covid-19.

January 24, 2022
January 24, 2022

‘Vaccine pass’ now must at restaurants, sports centres in France

People who aren’t vaccinated against Covid-19 are no longer allowed in France’s restaurants, bars, tourist sites and sports venues unless they recently recovered from the virus.

January 24, 2022
January 24, 2022

15 children die of pneumonia at CHT hospitals in 2 weeks

Fifteen children died of pneumonia at hospitals in Khagrachhari, Rangamati and Bandarban in the last two weeks, said doctors.

January 24, 2022
January 24, 2022

Covid surge: 14,828 cases reported in 24 hours, 15 dead

At least 14,828 new infections were recorded and 15 people died from Covid-19 in 24 hours till 8:00 am today, said a press release issued by the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).