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Police not able to find Mamunul
Coronavirus kills 94 people in a day, death toll crosses 10,000
780 beds at ICU level for critically ill patients
Second wave of corona has increased the rate of infections and deaths among minors
Former Law Minister Abdul Matin Khasru laid to rest
Dhaka, April 3: Two members of the Royal Academy of Performing Arts (RAPA) who came with Bhutanese Prime Minister Dr. Lotay Tshering during his recent visit to Bangladesh have contracted coronavirus. They are being treated at a hospital in Dhaka, Bhutan's national daily Kuensel reported on Thursday (April 1).
COVID-19 infected Pakistan PM Imran Khan, wife Bushra Bibi are feeling comfortable with mild symptoms
Islamabad: Pakistan PM Imran Khan and his wife Bushra Bibi, who have tested positive with COVID-19, are feeling "comfortable with mild symptoms".
New Delhi, January 16: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday launched the world's biggest Covid-19 vaccination drive in the nation, which is one of the worst Novel Coronavirus-hit countries.
Dhaka, January 6: News of the Indian government's recent ban on exports of the coronavirus vaccine has raised concerns. In this regard, Adar Poonawalla, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Serum Institute of India, an Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine manufacturer in Asia, said that all countries are allowed to import coronavirus vaccines from India. He made the announcement in a tweet on Tuesday (January 5).
Dhaka, November 27: Pakistan is witnessing a surge in COVID-19 cases as the nation recorded over 3000 cases for the past three days.
Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan is chairing a meeting on Tuesday to review the Covid-19 response strategy as the daily rise in cases bounces back to the summer’s highs, with important decisions, including on "smart lockdowns," expected to be announced later in the day, Geo TV reported.
Dhaka, November 5: A tripartite agreement has been signed between the Serum Institute of India, Beximco Pharma of Bangladesh and the Ministry of Health for the Oxford-made coronavirus vaccine. According to the agreement, the Serum Institute will supply 30 million doses of vaccine from Oxford to Bangladesh, the country's Health Minister Zahid Maleque told reporters after signing the agreement at the health ministry on Thursday (November 5).
Islamabad: Showing a slow rise in the number of active COVID-19 cases, the country registered more than 1,000 cases for the first time since July on Oct 29, media reports said on Friday.
Dhaka, October 23: Nepal's Ambassador Dr. Banshidhar Mishra has expressed interest in conducting a clinical trial of a possible Covid-19 vaccine made by Bangladesh's Globe Biotech to prevent the coronavirus. He made the remarks at a press conference at Globe Pharmaceuticals' head office in Dhaka's Tejgaon on Thursday.
Islamabad: The visit of Chinese President Xi Jinping to Pakistan has been postponed amid COVID-19 pandemic.
Brussels: A European Parliament has said the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir has effectively controlled the COVID-19 spread and brought daily life in the region to normal even as the major nations in the world are facing trouble to contain the highly infectious disease.
Srinagar: Giving the 'Make in India' campaign a push, people in Jammu and Kashmir recently came out in large numbers to join the 'Boycott China' drive.
Dhaka: Bangladesh Medical Research Council (BMRC) has approved the phase 3 trial of a COVID-19 vaccine developed by a Chinese firm Sinovac, Doctor Mahmud-Uz-Zaman, Director of the BMRC, confirmed the matter to UNI on Sunday.
National Security Advisory Board Member Tilak Devasher has said Pakistan PM Imran Khan's dealing with the COVID-19 outbreak has been 'indecisive and tentative'.
Srinagar: Senior citizens in Bandipora village participated in a day-long cleanliness drive cum awareness programme at a time when the state is combating COVID-19.