Bangladesh COVID cases

Bangladesh's daily COVID-19 caseload hits new high

The country has imposed a two-week nationwide lockdown since July 1, calling out Army troops to assist the police in enforcing the restrictions.

published on : 8th July 2021

Record COVID-19 cases, deaths force Bangladesh govt to extend nationwide lockdown

According to officials, the coronavirus has so far claimed 15,229 lives and infected 954,881 people in the country.

published on : 5th July 2021

Bangladesh extends border closure with India till June 30

Earlier on April 26, Bangladesh shut down its border with India for two weeks, which was later extended twice - on May 8 and then on May 29 - in light of the severe crisis in India.

published on : 14th June 2021

COVID-19: Schools, colleges to remain closed till June 30 in Bangladesh

Health experts said Bangladesh would experience a fresh wave of COVID-19 later in the month, fuelled by the virus variant B1.617.2, which was first identified in India.

published on : 13th June 2021

Eid travel, COVID vaccine shortage put Bangladesh at risk

People crowded exit points in Dhaka, defying a nationwide lockdown in effect until Sunday and a suspension of long-distance passenger buses, trains and ferries.

published on : 13th May 2021

With over 6,000 fresh infections, Bangladesh reports highest single-day spike in coronavirus cases

The death toll climbed to 9,105 after 59 fatalities were registered on Thursday, according to data released by the government.

published on : 1st April 2021