September 25, 2021
September 25, 2021

US sending 2.5m shots to Bangladesh

The United States is shipping another 2.5 million Covid vaccine doses to hard-hit Bangladesh, a White House official told AFP on Thursday, after the Biden administration announced a ramping up of...

September 25, 2021
September 25, 2021

Positivity rate lowest in over six months

The Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) has recorded the lowest Covid-19 daily infection rate in the last six and half months -- 4.54 percent -- yesterday.

September 25, 2021
September 25, 2021

Five primary students of same school get Covid

Two weeks after the reopening of schools in the country, five students of classes IV and V have tested positive for coronavirus at a primary school in Thakurgaon town.

September 24, 2021
September 24, 2021

US sending Bangladesh extra 2.5 million Covid vaccine doses: White House

The United States is shipping another 2.5 million Covid vaccine doses to hard-hit Bangladesh, a White House official told AFP on Thursday, after the Biden administration announced a ramping up of...

September 24, 2021
September 24, 2021

Covid-19: 31 dead in 24 hours, positivity rate now 4.54%

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

September 24, 2021
September 24, 2021

US CDC backs Pfizer-BioNTech Covid booster for 65, older

A US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) advisory panel on Thursday recommended a booster shot of the Pfizer and BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine for Americans aged 65 and older and some...

September 24, 2021
September 24, 2021

Half a crore Covid shots arrive

Fifty lakh more doses of Sinopharm Covid-19 vaccine reached Dhaka from China early yesterday.

September 24, 2021
September 24, 2021

Covid Test at Hsia: Service to start from tomorrow

The rt-PCR testing facility for outgoing passengers inside Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport will be available from tomorrow, Health Minister Zahid Maleque said yesterday.

September 23, 2021
September 23, 2021

Novavax applies to WHO for emergency listing of COVID-19 vaccine

Novavax Inc and its partner Serum Institute of India have applied to the World Health Organization for an emergency use listing of Novavax's COVID-19 vaccine, the company said on Thursday.

September 23, 2021
September 23, 2021

Mia Seppo lauds Bangladesh’s Covid-19 control

UN Resident Coordinator in Bangladesh Mia Seppo has appreciated the joint efforts in testing, tracing and treating patients and thus keeping the pandemic under control in Bangladesh.