coronavirus

March 22, 2020
March 22, 2020

UK-returnee with coronavirus symptoms dies in isolation

A UK-returnee, who was put under isolation at a Sylhet hospital with coronavirus symptoms, has died. She returned from London on March 4 and was suffering from fever, cough and breathing problems...

March 20, 2020
March 20, 2020

Remote working in the age of technology and pandemic

In these trying times of the coronavirus pandemic, one buzzword has been in circulation now more than ever — Remote working or working from home.

March 19, 2020
March 19, 2020

'US suspending visa services worldwide due to coronavirus'

The United States is suspending all routine visa services as of Wednesday in most countries worldwide due to the coronavirus outbreak, a spokeswoman for the State Department said, an unprecedented...

March 18, 2020
March 18, 2020

China offers help in Bangladesh’s fight against coronavirus

The government of China has decided to assist Bangladesh in fighting the outbreak of novel coronavirus in the country.

March 18, 2020
March 18, 2020

Tourism affected in Rangamati, Khagrachhari over coronavirus scare

The number of tourists in Rangamati and Khagrachhari districts is falling following the detection of coronavirus in the country.

March 18, 2020
March 18, 2020

Declare coronavirus a contagious disease: HC to health ministry

The High Court directs the health ministry to issue a gazette notification by tomorrow declaring coronavirus a contagious disease and including the virus in the list of communicable diseases.

March 18, 2020
March 18, 2020

People still gathering at Patenga beach despite knowing risks of coronavirus spread

Following the closure of schools, colleges and universities amid the coronavirus outbreak, people -- including teachers, students and professionals -- have been flocking Patenga beach despite...

March 18, 2020
March 18, 2020

Petition seeks closure of all courts over coronavirus

A rights organisation has filed a writ petition with the High Court, seeking directives on the authorities concerned to close all the courts across the country to contain the spread of coronavirus.

March 18, 2020
March 18, 2020

Saudi halts prayer in mosques, exempts Makkah, Madinah sites

Saudi Arabia on Tuesday suspended prayers inside all its mosques except the holiest two sites in Islam as it steps up efforts to contain the new coronavirus, state media reported.

March 18, 2020
March 18, 2020

New coronavirus can persist in air for hours, on surfaces for days: study

The highly contagious novel coronavirus that has exploded into a global pandemic can remain viable and infectious in droplets in the air for hours and on surfaces up to days, according to a new...