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Dhaka, January 12: Coronavirus infection in the country is on the rise again. In the last one week, the detection rate has been increasing by leaps and bounds. Meanwhile, the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) has identified areas at risk of corona infection. The DGHS released an update on the coronavirus infection situation on Tuesday (January 11) afternoon. High risk, moderate risk and low risk areas are identified there.
Dhaka, September 27: Health Minister Zahid Maleque said the coronavirus infection in Bangladesh is now under control. He said the infection rate was 33 percent at one time but now it has come down to 4.5 percent.
Dhaka, September 25: Deputy Education Minister Mahibul Hasan Chowdhury Nowfel said there was no evidence that anyone had contracted the coronavirus at the school. He made the remarks after paying homage to the sculpture of Pritilata Waddedar, the first female martyr of the anti-British movement in the Pahartali area of Chittagong city on Friday (September 24).
Dhaka, July 29: The local government department has directed to form two committees at the union and ward level as per the decision of the health ministry to take measures to reduce the crowds at markets and tea shops. The local government department issued the directive on Tuesday (July 27) by sending letters to all deputy commissioners (DCs), deputy directors (local government) and upazila executive officers (UNOs).
Dhaka, July 19: Twelve patients as well as three doctors and seven nurses have been infected with the epidemic coronavirus at Pabna Mental Hospital. At noon on Sunday (July 18), the hospital's clinical assistant, Dr Masud Rana Sarkar, said some admitted patients had Covid-19 symptoms and were kept in an isolation center.
Dhaka, July 15: Although the Covid-19 rules have been relaxed ahead of Eid-ul-Azha, for a week, the government has issued new instructions to close tourist centers and avoid social gatherings. The directive was given by the cabinet department in a statement issued by the government on Wednesday.
Dhaka, June 22: The government has announced a lockdown in seven districts from Tuesday (June 22) to June 30 due to an increase in coronavirus infections, said Cabinet Secretary Khandaker Anwarul Islam at an emergency briefing of the Cabinet Division on Monday (June 21) afternoon. He said restrictions have been imposed in Manikganj, Munshiganj, Narayanganj, Gazipur, Rajbari, Madaripur and Gopalganj till June 30.
Dhaka, June 11: In the last few days, Rajshahi has surpassed Chapainawabganj, which is known as a hotspot for coronavirus infection in the country. This is easily inferred from the rapid antigen tests of the last three days in the city. The district administration has announced a seven-day lockdown in Rajshahi after reviewing the rate of coronavirus infection.