Covid-19 Test

April 29, 2022
April 29, 2022

Hajj pilgrims must have Covid negative report to board flight

This year, hajj pilgrims have to carry negative report of Covid-19 test – done within 72 hours before boarding flight from Bangladesh.

April 22, 2022
April 22, 2022

No need to take PCR test on arrival or book SHA hotel in Thailand

Thailand's Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) said today that international travellers will no longer be required to take a PCR test on arrival.

September 23, 2021
September 23, 2021

Covid test at Dhaka airport for outbound passengers from Saturday

There will be RT-PCR lab for Covid-19 test -- for outbound passengers -- inside Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka from Saturday, Health Minister Zahid Maleque said today.

September 27, 2020
September 27, 2020

Collection centre sets example by delivering Covid-19 test report in 9hrs to Saudi expat

Staffers of the sample collection centre at the Dhaka North City Corporation market delivered a Covid-19 test report within just nine hours of sample collection of a Saudi-bound expatriate Bangladeshi worker.

July 22, 2020
July 22, 2020

DGHS director (hospital) being transferred

After Prof Abul Kalam Azad stepped down as director general of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) yesterday, its Director (Hospital) Aminul Hasan is now being removed from the post amid severe criticism over Covid-19 tests.

July 12, 2020
July 12, 2020

DGHS suspends Covid-19 testing approval of 5 healthcare service providers

The Directorate General of Health Services has suspended Covid-19 testing approval of five healthcare service providers as those are yet to start the process.