2h ago| Disease

56 hospitalised with dengue

At least 56 dengue patients were hospitalised in the last 24 hours till 8:00am yesterday, of whom 13 are from outside Dhaka, according to DGHS. The total number of dengue cases rose to 27,660. Of...

9h ago| Disease

56 dengue patients hospitalised in 24 hours

Fifty-six dengue patients were hospitalised in 24 hours till 8:00 am today, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

4 Covid-19 deaths, 277 new cases in 24 hours

Four people have died from Covid-19 in 24 hours till 8:00am today, according to a press release issued by the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

2d ago| Coronavirus

Omicron Covid Variant: 2nd highest infections among kids

South Africa reported a recent surge in Covid-19 cases among children, which was not seen in the previous waves of the pandemic even as the country is handling the sharp increase of Omicron variant...

2d ago| Coronavirus

Stopping Omicron Variant: Govt still sitting on experts’ advice

The government is yet to take any effective measures to prevent a possible surge in Covid-19 cases as per recommendations made by the National Technical Advisory Committee.

6 Covid-19 deaths recorded in 24 hours, positivity rate 1.07%

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).

December 4, 2021
December 4, 2021

Bangladesh makes fresh travel rules

Incoming passengers from South Africa and six other countries have to stay in 14-day mandatory institutional quarantine at their own expenses in designated hotels from today, said Civil Aviation...

December 4, 2021
December 4, 2021

Brace for Omicron

The World Health Organisation (WHO) yesterday urged countries to boost healthcare capacity and vaccinate their people to fight a surge in Covid-19 cases driven by the Omicron variant, saying that...

December 3, 2021
December 3, 2021

3 Covid-19 deaths in 24 hours, positivity rate 1.40%

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

December 3, 2021
December 3, 2021

32 dengue patients hospitalised in 24 hours

At least 32 patients were hospitalised in the last 24 hours till 8:00am today, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

December 3, 2021
December 3, 2021

6 Covid-19 vaccines safe and effective as boosters: UK study

Six different Covid-19 vaccines administered as booster doses are safe and elicit strong immune response among people who earlier received both doses of the AstraZeneca or Pfizer vaccines,...

December 3, 2021
December 3, 2021

Omicron: Prepare for surge in Covid-19 cases, WHO asks Asia-Pacific countries

The World Health Organization (WHO) warned Asia-Pacific countries today to boost healthcare capacity and fully vaccinate their people to prepare for a surge in Covid-19 cases as the Omicron variant...

December 3, 2021
December 3, 2021

Omicron: Indian scientists advise booster dose for ages 40 and up

As suspected cases of Covid-19 Omicron variant rise, Indian genome scientists have pitched for a booster dose of the vaccines for those above aged 40 and above with a preference for high-risk...

December 3, 2021
December 3, 2021

Omicron: CAAB imposes 14-day mandatory quarantine for passengers from 7 African countries

Incoming passengers from South Africa and six other countries have to stay in 14-day mandatory institutional quarantine at their expenses at designated hotels from tomorrow (Saturday), said the...

December 3, 2021
December 3, 2021

Omicron: Malaysia detects first case

Malaysia has detected the country's first case of the Omicron coronavirus variant, Health Minister Khairy Jamaluddin said today.

December 3, 2021
December 3, 2021

Omicron: Australia detects first community case

Australia on Friday reported its first community transmission of the new Omicron coronavirus variant, but authorities held steady on a plan to reopen the economy amid hopes it would prove to be...