COVID-19 pandemic

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.

May 23, 2022
May 23, 2022

'Bangladesh remarkably successful in cyclone response'

Over the decade, Bangladesh has earned the name of a role model in disaster management despite being one of the most disaster-prone and climate-vulnerable countries.

May 20, 2022
May 20, 2022

A month of no Covid-19 deaths

No Covid-19 deaths were reported in 30 consecutive days since April 21, 2022 while 50 new infections were recorded in 24 hours till 8am today.

May 1, 2022
May 1, 2022

Over 25 crore Covid vaccine doses administered so far: DGHS

As of April 30, a total of 25,77,93,863 doses of Covid-19 vaccine, including booster doses, have been administered since the countrywide vaccination campaign was launched on February 7 last year.

April 14, 2022
April 14, 2022

By road travel to India through Hili land port resumes after 2 years

Bangladeshi travelers with valid Indian visas started using the Hili land port this morning (April 14, 2022) after nearly two years of restrictions due to Covid-19 pandemic.

September 30, 2021
September 30, 2021

Merck says research shows its COVID-19 pill works against variants

Laboratory studies show that Merck & Co's (MRK.N) experimental oral COVID-19 antiviral drug, molnupiravir, is likely to be effective against known variants of the coronavirus, including the dominant, highly transmissible Delta, the company said on Wednesday.

September 2, 2021
September 2, 2021

88 Covid-19 deaths recorded in a day, current positivity rate 10.40%

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