Anwar Ali | The Daily Star
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  • Untrained contact tracers add to risk

    When offices reopened at the end of May, novel coronavirus was still spreading in Rajshahi city and Ariful Amin was unwilling to join work to save his family from getting infected through him.
  • ICU INEQUITY: Time lost, lives too

    When Hafizur Rahman was admitted to the General Hospital in Pabna with coronavirus-like symptoms on Friday afternoon in rapidly deteriorating condition, access to an oxygen cylinder was his only hope as there was no ICU support in the district.
  • How employees of a Rajshahi mobile phone shop staged a Tk 33 lakh mugging

    Police in Rajshahi took only nine hours to unravel a mysterious mugging, which turned out to have been staged by staffers of a Vivo mobile phone outlet to steal Tk 33 lakh.
  • ‘The ambulance was just yards away...’

    An elderly man died after suffering a seizure on the platform of Rajshahi Rail Station yesterday. With no ambulance available, transport to the hospital was impossible, which eventually led to the man’s death, railway police said quoting doctors.
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    Virus spreading to Rajshahi villages

    The novel coronavirus has begun spreading to villages in Rajshahi district due to unabated cross-district travels and ineffective lockdown measures, health officials and development workers said.