Bangladesh coronavirus cases

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 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 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

Bangladesh installs testing booths as COVID-19 cases rise to 1,012; death toll at 46

The Directorate General of Health Service said the coronavirus pandemic has prompted them to introduce the testing facilities at neighbourhoods of the national capital Dhaka and other hot-spots.

published on : 14th April 2020

Bangladesh curbs congregation at mosques as COVID-19 death toll jumps to 12; cases at 123

In several Muslim-majority countries, the 'azaan' (call for prayer) has been amended and now it urges people to pray in their homes.

published on : 7th April 2020