Bangladesh coronavirus

COVID-19: Bangladesh extends shutdown of educational institutions till October 3 

Bangladesh has reported over 308,900 COVID-19 cases and more than 4,200 deaths, according to the Johns Hopkins university data.

published on : 29th August 2020

Bangladesh records 3,288 new COVID-19 cases, death toll nears 2,000

A total of 29 people died from coronavirus infections in the last 24 hours, pushing the number of fatalities to 1,997, said Dr Nasima Sultana.

published on : 4th July 2020

COVID-19: Bangladesh extends restriction measures till August 3

The Cabinet Division issued a notification, mentioning "the restriction will continue from July 1 to August 3. Weekly holidays will also be under the purview of the restrictions."

published on : 1st July 2020

Bangladesh's daily count of COVID-19 cases tops 4,000 for first time

A total of 17,527 samples were tested at 59 authorised labs in the country in the same period, 22.87 per cent of which returned positive results, the bdnews reported.

published on : 17th June 2020

Bangladesh marks dozens of COVID-19 red zones, majority in Dhaka after tally crosses 87,000

They include 45 areas in Dhaka, 11 in Charttogram and several Upazilas in Narayanganj, Gazipur, and Narsingdi, bdnews24 said in a report on Sunday.

published on : 15th June 2020

Bangladesh reopens offices, transport services amid spike in coronavirus cases 

The death toll due to the coronavirus climbed to 650 while the positive cases rose to 47,153 after 2,545 fresh COVID-19 cases, the highest in a single day, recorded on Sunday, health authorities said.

published on : 31st May 2020

Bangladesh to resume domestic flight operations from June 1

CAAB spokesman Mohammad Sohel Kamruzzaman said the suspension on international flights has been extended to June 15.

published on : 29th May 2020

Bangladesh opts for restricted reopening; COVID-19 tally crosses 40,000-mark

Bangladesh first declared a nationwide holiday from March 26 to April 4 while the country confirmed the first coronavirus death on March 18, ten days after the detection of the first three cases.

published on : 28th May 2020

Bangladesh pharma giant introduces first generic version of remdesivir for COVID-19

Remdesivir has recently been authorised by the US for emergency use in the treatment of COVID-19 patients.

published on : 21st May 2020

Bangladesh extends nationwide lockdown till May 16, confirmed cases cross 10,000

Readymade garments, pharmaceutical, and export-oriented industries are allowed to open if they follow social distancing measures and government guidelines.

published on : 4th May 2020

With 655 new COVID-19 cases, Bangladesh records highest single-day spike; total rises to 9,455

Bangladesh also recorded two more deaths from the novel coronavirus in the last 24 hours, taking the total death count as well as recoveries to 177.

published on : 3rd May 2020

Atleast 31 people contract COVID-19 at closed temple in Dhaka; cases near 5,000

The infections have baffled the authorities as the temple has been closed to outsiders since the first COVID-19 case was reported in Bangladesh on March 8.

published on : 26th April 2020

COVID-19: Bangladesh bans Iftar gatherings during Ramzan as coronavirus cases climb to 4,689

The government has also decided not to allow more than 12 people in mosques for Ramzan evening prayers as the coronavirus outbreak continues to escalate.

published on : 24th April 2020

Bangladesh to extend shutdown till May 5 as COVID-19 toll rises to 127

To curb the spread of the novel coronavirus, the government initially declared a general holiday on March 26 for 10 days.

published on : 23rd April 2020

Bangladesh coronavirus death toll touches three-digit mark

According to the DGHS tally, the total number of the COVID-19 cases in the country has surged to 2,948.

published on : 20th April 2020
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