August 2, 2021
August 2, 2021

Workers keep toiling on way back to city

As export-oriented factories reopened yesterday with less than a 48-hour notice, workers had to traversed miles on foot to reach Dhaka for a second consecutive day.

August 2, 2021
August 2, 2021

This rush will only worsen Covid surge

With the health directorate reporting 14,844 new cases of Covid-19 yesterday, Health Minister Zahid Maleque said the infections will spread even more as garment factory workers rush to the capital...

August 1, 2021
August 1, 2021

Fauci says he expects no new U.S. lockdowns despite surging Delta cases

President Joe Biden's chief medical adviser Dr. Anthony Fauci said on Sunday he does not expect the United States will return to lockdowns, despite the growing risks of COVID-19 infections...

August 1, 2021
August 1, 2021

4th Oxygen Express arrives from India with 200 MT of medical oxygen

The fourth Oxygen Express of the Indian Railways reached Bangladesh today with 200 MT of liquid medical oxygen.

August 1, 2021
August 1, 2021

231 Covid-19 deaths, 14,844 cases recorded in 24 hours

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

August 1, 2021
August 1, 2021

2 rare Sumatran tigers recovering after catching COVID-19

Two rare Sumatran tigers at the zoo in the Indonesian capital are recovering after being infected with COVID-19.

August 1, 2021
August 1, 2021

Administering AstraZeneca 2nd dose resumes in Dhaka tomorrow

The government will resume administering the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine to those who failed to take the second dose after getting the first jab, in Dhaka division including the capital from...

August 1, 2021
August 1, 2021

As factories reopen, health rules not being followed properly  

Export-oriented factories and industries resumed operation today amid continued sharp rise in Covid-19 infections, but many workers have not been following health guidelines properly.

August 1, 2021
August 1, 2021

16 die of Covid-19, symptoms in Barishal division in a day

Five people died of Covid-19 and 11 with Covid-like symptoms in Barishal division in 24 hours (till 8 am today).

August 1, 2021
August 1, 2021

14 die of Covid-19 in Kushtia in 24 hours, infection rate 33.95%

Fourteen Covid-19 patients and four others with symptoms died in Kushtia in 24 hours till 8am today.