Coronavirus infections are on the wane in the country, as are the death numbers.
Four women from Mymensingh have come forward to perform the funeral rites for female Covid-19 deceased -- an altruistic work beyond social stigma and health risk, a work where only male volunteers used to come forward during these distressing times.
Countrywide oxygen demand has increased 4 to 5 times, and still the health ministry is claiming that Bangladesh is not at risk of oxygen shortage. On the other hand, the director general of the health directorate made promises of importing oxygen from India.
"Dhaka, one of the most densely populated cities in the world, has turned into a ghost town since the COVID-19 outbreak. The city has become almost unrecognisable with roads empty and eerily silent . For residents accustomed to dealing with hour-long traffic, what they're witnessing was unimaginable once upon a time."
Schools and educational institutions were the first to be closed for coronavirus precautions. The entire academic year has been forced to deal with the rescheduling of exams, including the HSC examinations. As a result, with the state of the nation put on hold indefinitely, many schools and universities have migrated to online classes. The transition has not been without any hurdles, but students and teachers are still adapting effectively.