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Own Correspondent, Dhaka, January 14: The government recently announced that public transport to be run with half of their seating capacity to prevent the spread of Covid-19. Backing away from that decision, the Bangladesh Road Transport Authority (BRTA) said as per the new directive public transport can be run with full seating capacity. But, everyone has to follow the hygiene and Covid protocol.
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, January 13: Government's new restrictions to curb Covid-19's new variant Omicron have been in effect from today (Thursday, January 13). Everyone has to abide by the 11-point guidelines during the restriction.
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, January 7: Ten more cases of Covid-19's Omicron variant have been reported in the country. So far, 20 Omicron cases have been detected in the country, and all the cases were registered from Dhaka city.
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, January 5: The government has issued 15-point directives to prevent the spread of new type of coronavirus Omicron. An official statement from the Department of Health on Tuesday (January 4) stated that.
Own representative, Dhaka, January 4: The government is moving to impose restrictions on a variety of activities in view of the rising cases of Corona's new variant Omicron, though there is no plan to impose complete lockdown. There will be a ban on eating in hotel-restaurants without a Covid vaccination certificate. The decision has been made to limit social, political and religious events.
Own representative, Dhaka, January 4: The director general of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), professor Dr. A.B.M. Khurshid Alam, expressed alarm and concern that the cases of Omicron, a variant of Covid-19 first detected in South Africa, is expected to rise in the country in coming March-April. He made the remarks while talking to reporters at his own office in DGHS on Monday (January 3) evening.
Own representative, Dhaka, January 1: Omicron, a highly contagious variant of coronavirus which was first detected in South Africa, has been detected in the samples of three more people in Bangladesh. So far, 10 Omicron cases have been confirmed in the country. This information was found on the website of Germany's Global Initiative on Sharing All Influenza (GISAID) on Friday (December 31, 2021).