August 3, 2021
August 3, 2021

Delta on the rampage

About 44 percent of the Covid deaths and around 40 percent of the infections so far were recorded in less than three months after the detection of the Delta variant in the country on May 8, shows...

August 3, 2021
August 3, 2021

Vaccinate the mothers-to-be, new moms

The national expert committee on Covid-19 vaccination yesterday recommended providing vaccines to expecting and lactating mothers after the High Court on the same day asked the government to...

August 2, 2021
August 2, 2021

Covid-19 vaccine: 3rd AstraZeneca consignment from Japan to arrive tomorrow

A total of 6,16,780 doses of AstraZeneca vaccine will reach Dhaka tomorrow -- the third consignment of the vaccine sent from Japan.

August 2, 2021
August 2, 2021

246 Covid-19 deaths recorded in 24 hours, positivity rate 29.91%

Two hundred and forty-six people have died from Covid-19 in 24 hours (till 8am today) and the current positivity rate is 29.91 percent, according to a press release issued by the Directorate...

August 2, 2021
August 2, 2021

Deal to co-produce Sinopharm vaccines in Bangladesh soon: foreign minister

Bangladesh will soon sign a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with China to co-produce Sinopharm Covid-19 vaccines in Bangladesh, said Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen today.

August 2, 2021
August 2, 2021

Coronavirus: Latest global developments

Here are the latest global developments in the coronavirus crisis.

August 2, 2021
August 2, 2021

Provide Covid-19 vaccine to expecting, nursing mothers: expert committee

The national expert committee on Covid-19 vaccination has recommended providing vaccines to expecting and nursing mothers.

August 2, 2021
August 2, 2021

Covid-infected Muhith still having breathing issues: Momen

Former Finance Minister AMA Muhith, who was admitted to Dhaka Combined Military Hospital after he was diagnosed with Covid-19 a week ago, is still facing breathing problems.

August 2, 2021
August 2, 2021

98% Covishield vaccine recipients developed antibodies: BSMMU study

Antibodies were found in 98 percent people who received full (double) dose of Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine produced by Serum Institute of India -- called Covishield -- finds a study conducted by...

August 2, 2021
August 2, 2021

Prioritising vaccination of expecting mothers: HC asks govt to finalise decision in 72 hours

The High Court today asked the government to finalise its decision about providing Covid-19 vaccine to expecting mothers on priority basis and to announce it in 72 hours.