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Dhaka, July 27: Compared to the last four days, more traffic was observed on the roads of the capital on Tuesday- the fifth day of the hard lockdown. Office-goers were seen sharing rickshaws fares. Some shops in the neighborhood opened. On the other hand, police search continued at various points of the road. The presence of cars at various signals were noticed.
Dhaka, July 27: The current government-imposed lockdown across Bangladesh, to curb the spread of the coronavirus (Covid-19) infection, will continue till August 5. On TuesdayIt was decided following a coronavirus review meeting by officials on Tuesday (July 27) at noon.
Dhaka, July 27: For the second day in a row, the daily death toll in Covid-19 across Bangladesh saw records being toppled as 258 people succumbed to the virus in the last 24 hours, between Monday and Tuesday morning.
Dhaka, July 27: On the fourth day of the ongoing hard lockdown, the Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) arrested 566 people for violating government's Covid-19 rules. At the same time 164 individuals and organizations were fined Tk 1,26,200 by the mobile court.
Dhaka, July 26: Both daily deaths and new cases broke records as Bangladesh reported 247 fatalities and 15,192 new infections in the last 24 hours, between Sunday and Monday.
Dhaka, July 26: On the third day, 587 people were arrested by the Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) for disobeying government instructions during the ongoing two-week hard lockdown to prevent the coronavirus infection. Two hundred thirty-three individuals and organizations were fined Tk 1,00,950 by mobile courts. Besides, the traffic department also imposed a fine of Tk 12,72,000 on 521 vehicles. A total of 1,373 people have been arrested in the capital in three days.
Public Administration Minister calls for formation of Covid-19 Prevention Committee in each neighbourhood
Dhaka, July 26: State Minister for Public Administration Farhad Hossain has called for forming a coronavirus prevention committees in every neighbourhood to deal with Covid-19 infection. He was speaking as the chief guest at a meeting on Sunday (July 25) organized by the Meherpur district administration to discuss the implementation of the ongoing ban as a measure to curb the the spread of the deady virus.
Dhaka, July 24: Dhaka Medical College Hospital has 705 general beds for coronavirus patients. At present there are 724 Covid-19 patients admitted. In other words, an additional 19 patients are admitted gainst the total number of beds. None of the 20 ICU beds are empty.
Dhaka, July 24: The national coronavirus death toll has crossed the 19,000 mark after another 195 person succumbed to Covid-19 across Bangladesh in the last 24 hours, between Friday and Saturday.
Dhaka, July 24: On the first day of the ongoing hard lockdown, 403 people were arrested by the Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) for disobeying government instructions. At that time, 203 individuals and organizations have been fined Tk 1,27,270 in the mobile courts. Besides, the traffic department has imposed a fine of Tk 1,60,000 on 441 vehicles.
Dhaka, July 23: Another 166 people have succumbed to the coronavirus across Bangladesh in the last 24 hours, between Thursday and Friday, taking the total deaths to 18,851.
Dr Krishna Rupa Majumder urges people to follow Covid-19 norms, says health workers alone cannot prevent disease
Dhaka, July 23: Dr. Krishna Rupa Majumder, Associate Professor, Department of Surgery, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University has urged citizens to play their part and follow Covid-19 guidelines to stem the flow of the virus. During a Facebook Live session, the doctor said health professionals alone cannot prevent the coronavirus if citizens don't take responsibilities.
Dhaka, July 22: For the second day in a row, the country registered less than 200 daily deaths as 187 lives were lost across Bangladesh within 24 hours, between Wednesday and Thursday. With it, the national death toll rose to 18,685.
Dhaka, July 22: To prevent the spread of the deadly coronavirus a hard lockdown will be in imposed on the country for two weeks from 6 am on Friday (July 23). Even though Bangladesh has been witness to a period of hard lockdown in the recent past, the upcoming one is said to be stricter than the last time.
Dhaka, July 22: According to the pre-announced date, strict restrictions will start from July 23. Which will continue till August 5. State Minister for Public Administration Farhad Hossain confirmed on Wednesday (July 21) night.