Grade 3 classes suspended at Gopalganj school after student tests Covid positive

Grade 3 classes of a school in Gopalganj’s Kotalipara upazila have been suspended after a student tested positive for Covid-19.

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Amnesty International demands 2b Covid vaccines for poor countries

Covid vaccine manufacturers are putting profit before lives, Amnesty International said on Wednesday, as it demanded two billion doses for poorer nations by the end of the year.

15h ago| Vaccine

‘Bangladesh to get 89 lakh Covid vaccine doses in last quarter of 2021’

A total of 89 lakh doses of Covid-19 vaccine will be shipped to Bangladesh in the last three months of the year, State Minister for Foreign Affairs Shahriar Alam said in a Facebook post early on...

1d ago| Vaccine

Covid Vaccine: India to start exports in October

India will resume exports of surplus Covid-19 vaccines from next month, prioritising the global vaccine-sharing platform Covax and neighbouring countries first as supplies rise, the country’s...

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Covid has killed about as many Americans as the 1918-19 flu

COVID-19 has now killed about as many Americans as the 1918-19 Spanish flu pandemic did — approximately 675,000. And like the worldwide scourge of a century ago, the coronavirus may never entirely...

Covid-19: 26 die, 1,555 new cases in 24 hours

Twenty-six people have died from Covid-19 in 24 hours (till 8am today), according to a press release issued by the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

September 22, 2021
September 22, 2021

Grade 3 classes suspended at Gopalganj school after student tests Covid positive

Grade 3 classes of a school in Gopalganj’s Kotalipara upazila have been suspended after a student tested positive for Covid-19.

September 22, 2021
September 22, 2021

Amnesty International demands 2b Covid vaccines for poor countries

Covid vaccine manufacturers are putting profit before lives, Amnesty International said on Wednesday, as it demanded two billion doses for poorer nations by the end of the year.

September 22, 2021
September 22, 2021

‘Bangladesh to get 89 lakh Covid vaccine doses in last quarter of 2021’

A total of 89 lakh doses of Covid-19 vaccine will be shipped to Bangladesh in the last three months of the year, State Minister for Foreign Affairs Shahriar Alam said in a Facebook post early on...

September 22, 2021
September 22, 2021

Positivity rate lowest in over 6 months

The Covid-19 positivity rate has gone down to 4.69 percent -- the lowest in the past six and half months.

September 22, 2021
September 22, 2021

Awareness on vaccination stressed

People especially in remote areas are yet to be aware about Covid-19 vaccination, said speakers at a meeting in Khulna yesterday. Health department and CARE Bangladesh organised the programme at...

September 21, 2021
September 21, 2021

Dengue fever: Cases cross 16000-mark, 246 hospitalised in a day

Number of dengue cases in the country has crossed the 16,000-mark with at least 246 new patients hospitalised in 24 hours preceding 8:00am today, according to the Directorate General of Health...

September 21, 2021
September 21, 2021

India will resume vaccine export to neighbours only after meeting domestic needs

India today said its decision to resume export of surplus Covid-19 vaccines to neighbouring countries is conditional to availability of the jabs after meeting domestic requirements.

September 21, 2021
September 21, 2021

26 Covid-19 deaths in 24 hours, positivity rate now 4.69%

Twenty-six people died from Covid-19 in 24 hours till 8am today, said a press release issued by the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

September 21, 2021
September 21, 2021

Covid Vaccine: India to start exports in October

India will resume exports of surplus Covid-19 vaccines from next month, prioritising the global vaccine-sharing platform Covax and neighbouring countries first as supplies rise, the country’s...

September 21, 2021
September 21, 2021

‘Question of our survival’

A group of UAE-based expatriates, who got stranded at home amid the pandemic, yesterday gathered at the Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport’s multi-storey car park to demand speedy installation...