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Bangladesh reports 30 more deaths from coronavirus, 1356 new cases

The death tally from coronavirus in Bangladesh reached 3,184 on Monday with the death of 30 more patients in the last 24 hours. Besides, 1,356 new cases were detected during the period testing only 4,249 samples, bringing the total cases to 2,42,102. Additional Director General of the Directorate General of Health …

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WB okays $202 mn to enhance food storage capacity in Bangladesh

The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors has approved $202 million in additional financing for the Modern Food Storage Facilities Project to increase the storage capacity of Bangladesh’s national strategic grain reserves by 535,500 tons for 4.5 million households. The project is helping Bangladesh address food insecurity in challenging times, …

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Expect ‘lengthy’ pandemic, warns WHO

The World Health Organization on Saturday warned the coronavirus pandemic was likely to be “lengthy” after its emergency committee met to evaluate the crisis six months after sounding the international alarm. The committee “highlighted the anticipated lengthy duration of this COVID-19 pandemic”, the WHO said in a statement, and warned …

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