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COVID-19: 35 deaths, 2,423 new cases reported in last 24 hours

Bangladesh on Thursday reported 35 more deaths from COVID-19, increasing the total deaths toll to 781. The country also reported record 2,423 new patients tested positive in the span of 24 hours, taking the total number of coronavirus cases to 57,563. Additional Director General of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) Prof Dr Nasima Sultana came up with the ...

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DGHS secretary transferred

In a latest reshuffle in the administration, two secretaries including the secretary to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) have been transferred while three additional secretaries promoted. The Public Administration Ministry issued separate gazette notifications in this regard on Thursday. According to the notification, Asadul Islam, secretary to the Directorate General of Health Services(DGHS) has been transferred to the ...

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Two killed as bus hit them in Bangla Motor

File Photo At least two people including a motorcyclist were killed and one person injured after a Bihanga Paribahan bus hit them in Dhaka’s Bangla Motor area on this morning (Thursday). The deceased are Belayet, 52, hailing from Barisal’s Muladi and Moksudur, 42, from Brahmanbaria’s Sarail. The injured Zakir, 40, is currently undergoing treatment. The incident took place after a ...

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PM for more int’l cooperation for sustainable use of ocean, other aquatic sources

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday underscored the need for increased global cooperation, especially in securing technology and market access for resources and products, aiming to ensure sustainable use of ocean and other aquatic sources. “For sustainable use of ocean and other aquatic sources, we need increased international cooperation, especially in securing technology and market access for our resources and ...

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Chief Justice Syed Mahmud Hossain hospitalised

Chief Justice Syed Mahmud Hossain has been admitted to Combined Military Hospital (CMH) in the capital with respiratory problem on Wednesday. After the hospitalisation, Law Minister Anisul Huq told media that the CJ tested negative for Covid-19.

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Chinese COVID-19 fighters team due in Dhaka on June 8

A team of Chinese medical experts, who have the firsthand experience of containing the virus and treating the patients with remarkable success, is due in Bangladesh with a bunch of medical equipment on June 8. The team is organised by the National Health Commission and consists of 10 respiratory physicians selected by the Hainan Provincial Health Commission. In their 2-week ...

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Coronavirus: Bangladesh records 2695 cases, 37 deaths in 24hr

Bangladesh on Wednesday reported 37 more deaths from COVID-19, increasing the total deaths toll to 746. The country also reported record 2,695 new patients tested positive in the span of 24 hours, taking the total number of coronavirus cases to 55,140. Additional Director General of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) Prof Dr Nasima Sultana came up with the ...

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Ex-captain of Bangladesh Biman dies of coronavirus

A former captain of Biman Bangladesh Airlines died from Covid-19 on Tuesday. The deceased was identified as Ali Ashraf Khan. He breathed his last at around 12pm at the Anwar Khan Modern Hospital in the capital, a family source said. Ali Ashraf was rushed to the hospital a few days ago after he suddenly fell sick. His wife also died ...

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Husband, wife among 3 killed in Mymensingh road accidents

At least three people, including a man and his wife were killed and two others injured in different road accidents in Bhaluka upazila in Mymensingh early Wednesday. The deceased were identified as Akkas Ali, 50 and his wife 42 and Kamrul Islam, 35. Confirming the news, Al-Mahmud Adnan, in-charge of Bharadoba Highway Police Outpost, said an unidentified vehicle hit a ...

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Man, responsible for murdering 26 Bangladeshis, killed in Libya drone strike

The man, who was allegedly responsible for the murdering of 26 Bangladeshis and 4 African migrants in Mizda town, was killed in a drone strike by Libyan air force in south of Gharyan in Libya on Tuesday, the Libya Observer reports. The deceased was identified as Khaled Al-Mishai. Earlier on Thursday, 30 migrants, including 26 Bangladeshi nationals, were killed by ...

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