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Coronavirus cases in Bangladesh rise to 44: IEDCR

Five more people have been tested positive in Bangladesh for coronavirus in the last 24 hours, raising the total number of coronavirus cases in the country to 44. However, four more patients have recovered from the disease. With this, a total of 11 people have already made recovery from the coronavirus. Director of the Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and ...

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London hospitals facing ‘tsunami’ of virus patients: NHS official

Hospitals in the British capital are being overwhelmed by COVID-19 patients, the head of an organisation representing bosses in the state-run National Health Service said on Thursday. The chief executive of NHS Providers, Chris Hopson, told BBC radio that London hospitals had seen an “explosion of demand… in seriously ill patients”, likening it to a “continuous tsunami”.

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Sylhet newspapers to suspend publication over coronavirus

Sylhet Office  :  Sylhet-based editors have decided to stop the publication of newspapers as coronavirus cases surged in Bangladesh, according to a statement released on Tuesday. The suspension will be effective from Thursday. The statement signed by Sylheter Dak Editor Abdul Hye.  cited a looming “transport difficulty” as Bangladesh has moved to ban public transports across the country. The publication ...

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Physicians call for building kidney disease awareness ahead of WKD

Country’s leading nephrologists today called for building mass awareness on kidney diseases ahead of tomorrow’s World Kidney Day (WKD) as more than 40,000 people are being affected by chronic kidney disease annually in Bangladesh. The country will observe the day like elsewhere in the world with this year’s theme “Kidney Health for Everyone Everywhere- from Prevention to Detection an Equitable ...

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Coronavirus: Indian Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announces Rs 1.7 lakh crore package for poor

To help the economy come out of the coronavirus shock, Indian Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday announced a Rs 1.7 lakh crore package under Garib Kalyan Yojana that would largely benefit unorganised sector workers, especially daily wage workers, and urban and rural poor. Sitharaman said 80 crore poor or two-third of population would get 5 kg rice or wheat ...

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Coronavirus: US Senate passes $2 trillion disaster aid bill

The US Senate has passed a $2 trillion (£1.7tn) coronavirus disaster aid bill that is the largest economic stimulus in US history. The vote was delayed by a last-minute row between Republican and Democratic senators over unemployment benefits. The plan includes direct payments of $1,200 to most American adults and aid to help small businesses pay workers.US coronavirus deaths have ...

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Biman suspends all flights except to London, Manchester over coronavirus

Bangladesh has suspended flights to all routes except for two – London and Manchester – until April 15 following the global outbreak of coronavirus. Biman’s flight suspension to Jeddah, Madina, Riyad, Dammam, Kuwait, Doha, Masqat and Bangkok have been extended till April 5, Abu Dhabi till April 7, Dubai till April 9, Singapore up to April 11, Kathmandu as of ...

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Corona scare: Dhaka nearly falls silent

  As the government-declared 10-day general holiday started on Thursday and a large number of people left the capital amid the growing fear of coronavirus, Dhaka city wore a complete deserted look with only police and army personnel patrolling around. The government on Monday declared general holidays from March 26 to April 4, aiming to prevent the transmission of deadly ...

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How to handle your coronavirus anxiety during home quarantine?

The world is shivering with fear and anxiety due to the massacre caused by the new coronavirus 2019. The number of newly affected persons is skyrocketing day by day. The death toll of COVID-19 disease is mounting rapidly around the world pushing us into great despair. The Governments of different countries around the world have already shut down schools, offices, ...

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Veteran Bollywood actor Nimmi passes away

Veteran actor Nimmi passed away on Wednesday evening at a hospital in Mumbai’s Juhu at the age of 87. She was ailing for some time. Her last rites will be held on Thursday.Nimmi’s brother-in-law Ijhar Hussain said, “She had been unwell for some time now. We will be having the last rites on Thursday but are yet to decide on ...

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