Monday, June 21 2021, 1:21 pm

Bangladesh reports 2,744 new Covid-19 cases, 42 deaths

Bangladesh on Wednesday recorded 42 more deaths from coronavirus in the last 24 hours, taking the death tally to 2,751. The health authorities reported  2,744 new cases after testing  1,20,50 samples in the period, taking the total cases to 2,13,254. Additional Director General of the Directorate General of Health Services …

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10,076 policemen recover from Covid-19

Total 10,076 among 13,316 coronavirus-infected members of Bangladesh Police made full recovery from the disease across the country until Friday morning. “Among the total infections, 2,489 policemen were attached with Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) alone till the date,” said sources at the Police Headquarters. However, most of the recovered policemen …

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Social-distancing rules largely unheeded in Dhaka

The coronavirus outbreak has forced countries around the world to adopt measures such as flight bans, mandatory lockdowns, and social distancing to prevent the pandemic from spreading. Bangladesh has also banned flights, shut down schools and colleges, put some areas under lockdown as countermeasure against the pandemic but shops, offices …

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Humayun Ahmed’s 8th death anniversary today

Eminent Bangladeshi writer, playwright, lyricist, academician, and filmmaker Humayun Ahmed’s 8th death anniversary is being observed today. This time, Humayun’s death anniversary is being observed by various organisations with limited programmes due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Several organizations are scheduled to honour the popular writer through different virtual programmes in …

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Russia may be first to finish coronavirus vaccine trials: expert

The final, phase 3, trials of a Russian vaccine against coronavirus developed by the Gamalei National Research Center for Epidemiology and Microbiology may be completed quicker than in other countries, the head of the Russian Direct Investment Fund, Kirill Dmitriev, told the Vesti news program on Rossiya-1television on Thursday. “This …

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