COVID-19 pandemic

Nationwide campaign providing 2nd and booster doses of Covid vaccine tomorrow

A nationwide special campaign will be held tomorrow to inoculate 75 lakh people with the second and booster jabs of Covid-19 vaccines to combat the rising trend of infections, Health Minister Zahid Maleque announced today (July 18, 2022).

July 27, 2022
July 27, 2022

Women outnumber men for first time

For the first time, a population census has found that there are more women than men in Bangladesh.

July 18, 2022
July 18, 2022

Nationwide campaign providing 2nd and booster doses of Covid vaccine tomorrow

A nationwide special campaign will be held tomorrow to inoculate 75 lakh people with the second and booster jabs of Covid-19 vaccines to combat the rising trend of infections, Health Minister Zahid Maleque announced today (July 18, 2022).

July 18, 2022
July 18, 2022

Sore throat most common Covid-19 symptom now, according to British study

Sore throat is the most common symptom if someone has developed Covid-19, followed by headache and blocked nose, said a British study.

July 16, 2022
July 16, 2022

"Covid-19 fuelled largest continued backslide in childhood vaccinations"

The largest sustained decline in childhood vaccinations in approximately 30 years has been recorded in official data published today (July 16, 2022) by World Health Organisation and Unicef.

July 3, 2022
July 3, 2022

Latest austerity move: No vehicle purchase for govt institutions

The government has ordered all government, semi-government and autonomous institutions to stop purchasing vehicles, including ships and aircraft.

June 30, 2022
June 30, 2022

4 Covid deaths in 24 hours

At least 2,183 new Covid-19 cases were recorded in 24 hours till 8am today, said a press release issued by the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

June 25, 2022
June 25, 2022

3 Covid-19 deaths, 1,280 cases reported in 24 hours

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

June 24, 2022
June 24, 2022

No Covid-19 death, 1,685 cases reported in 24 hours

At least 1,685 new Covid-19 cases were recorded in 24 hours till 8:00 am today, said a press release issued by the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

June 24, 2022
June 24, 2022

14,000 workers, engineers built Padma Bridge in nearly 2,765 days

It took around 2,765 days or 7 years 6 months and 27 days to complete the construction of the Padma Bridge.

June 21, 2022
June 21, 2022

9 out of 10 Bangladeshi children want more education, health allocation: Unicef survey

Nine out of ten Bangladeshi children say it is very important for the government to spend more on education, health and other areas that directly impact children, according to a new survey of Unicef.