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Own Correspondent, Dhaka, June 22: A new sub-variant of Covid-19's Omicron variant has been detected in the bodies of two patients in the country. A team of researchers at the Genome Centre of Jessore University of Science and Technology (JUST) has identified the new sub-variant — BA.4/5.
Dhaka, April 24, 2022: Coronavirus infection is on the rise again in neighboring India.
Dhaka, March 26, 2022: No one died of coronavirus in the country in 24 hours from 8 am on Saturday to 8 am on Sunday.
Dhaka: Bangladesh witnessed fresh deaths of 28 people in the past 24 hours.
Dhaka, February 10: About 82 percent of those infected with Coronavirus (Covid-19) in the country is suffering from the Omicron variant. However, although the rate of transmission in Omicron is much higher than Delta, the death rate is lower. This information was given at a press conference held at Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) Shaheed Dr. Milon Hall on Thursday (February 10) at 12:30 pm.
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, January 26: The National Technical Advisory Committee on Covid-19 has recommended the closure of trade fair to curb the spread of Covid-19. At the same time, it has been recommended to postpone the upcoming book fair.
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, January 21: Health Minister Zahid Maleque has said that all kinds of social gatherings, including marriages, should not be allowed to curb the spread of Covid infection.
Dhaka, January 20: The Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) had designated Rajshahi division as a 'redzone' on January 19, following a swell in coronavirus cases there.
Dhaka, January 20: Health Minister Zahid Maleque has instructed the Deputy Commissioners (DCs) to take legal action if citizens do not comply with the 11-point guideline announced by the government. He told reporters after a meeting with the Ministry of Health and Foreign Affairs and DCs at the Deputy Commissioners' Conference on Thursday (January 20) at noon.
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, January 20: Corona infections have started to rise again in the country. Although experts have blamed Omicron for the increase in infections, the health department said the Delta variant is still the most prevalent. However, there is no reason to panic even if the infection is increasing. The number of hospitalisations has not increased in proportion to the infections, which is a good thing.
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, January 19: Education Minister Dr. Dipu Moni said that the situation was not conducive for the closure of educational institutions. She said this to reporters after the DC conference on Tuesday (January 18).
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, January 18: With the rate at which coronavirus infections, including Omicron cases, are rising, there will be no place for admissions in the country's hospitals in the next one or one-and-a-half months.
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.
Dhaka, January 13: Noting that new variants of the deadly coronavirus Omicron are spreading rapidly, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has urged everyone to be vigilant.
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.