August 5, 2021
August 5, 2021

17 die at RMCH Covid unit in 24 hours; positivity rate 23.71% in Rajshahi

Seventeen people – nine male and eight female -- died at the Covid unit of Rajshahi Medical College Hospital (RMCH) in 24 hours till 8am today.

August 5, 2021
August 5, 2021

White House says US can provide Covid-19 boosters if needed

The White House said on Wednesday it is prepared to provide Covid-19 booster shots, if needed, suggesting it would not heed a call by the World Health Organization to delay providing additional...

August 5, 2021
August 5, 2021

Muhith’s health improving: Momen

Former finance minister Abul MaalAbdul Muhith’s health condition improved yesterday, his younger brother Foreign Minister said.

August 5, 2021
August 5, 2021

Positivity rate drops for 2nd straight day

The health directorate reported 241 deaths from Covid-19 and 13,817 new cases in the 24 hours preceding 8:00am yesterday.

August 5, 2021
August 5, 2021

Special vaccine drive hits a major snag: Cut down to 1 day from 6 due to shortage of jabs

A special Covid-19 mass inoculation drive, mainly aimed at vaccinating rural people at the union level, has suffered a major setback just days before it was scheduled to begin on Saturday.

August 5, 2021
August 5, 2021

241 more die, 13,817 get Covid

The health directorate reported 241 deaths from Covid-19 and 13,817 new cases in the 24 hours preceding 8:00am yesterday.

August 5, 2021
August 5, 2021

Mounting Pressure of Covid-19 Patients: SBMCH urges Barishal citizens to volunteer

The Barishal District Coronavirus Prevention Committee and Sher-e-Bangla Medical College Hospital (SBMCH) authorities have called upon Barishal citizens to volunteer at SBMCH to help with the...

August 5, 2021
August 5, 2021

Dhaka struggles to enforce lockdown

Law enforcers scrambled to impose Covid-19 lockdown restrictions in Dhaka yesterday, as the capital witnessed some rush-hour traffic in the morning.

August 4, 2021
August 4, 2021

UK to offer Covid vaccine to healthy 16 and 17 year-olds

The UK government announced Wednesday it will offer coronavirus vaccinations to all 16 and 17 year olds, but not to younger healthy teenagers as in many other Western countries.

August 4, 2021
August 4, 2021

WHO calls for moratorium on Covid-19 vaccine booster doses

The World Health Organization is calling for a moratorium on COVID-19 vaccine boosters until at least the end of September, its head Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on Wednesday.