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No new coronavirus case detected for second day in Bangladesh: IEDCR

No new patient has tested positive for COVID-19 in Bangladesh in the last two days, keeping the total number of confirmed cases in the country at 48. Director of the Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research (IEDCR) Prof Meerjady Sabrina Flora disclosed the information at a virtual press briefing on Sunday. Meanwhile, four more patients made complete recovery in ...

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Man with coronavirus symptoms dies at KMCH

File Photo A man with symptoms of novel coronavirus died at the Isolation Unit of Khulna Medical College Hospital (KMCH) on Sunday morning. The deceased was identified as Sultan Sheikh, 70, son of Abdul Gafur from Narail’s Kalia upazila. KMCH corona unit doctor Shailendranath Biswas said Sultan was undergoing treatment at the Corona Unit but he had been suffering from ...

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Two with coronavirus symptoms die in Barishal

File Photo Two persons with coronavirus symptoms died at Barishal’s Sher-e-Bangla Medical College (SBMC) on Sunday. The deceased were identified as Jakir Hossain, 45, a resident of Sadar upazila in Patuakhali, and Niru Begum, 45, wife of Md Dulal of Puranpara in the city. It is unclear whether their samples have been collected for COVID-19 tests. Niru was the first ...

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No new coronavirus case reported in last 24 hrs: IEDCR

Urging people not to panic over coronavirus, Director of the Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research (IEDCR) Prof Meerjady Sabrina Flora said no new case of coronavirus infection was reported in the country in the last 24 hours till Saturday morning. “We’ve tested samples collected from 42 people and none of them were found positive so the total number ...

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Monirampur AC land withdrawn for humiliating elderly men

Monirampur upazila assistant commissioner (Land) has been withdrawn for humiliating four elderly men in public for not using masks in Jashore. Confirming the news, Sheikh Yousuf Harun, secretary of Ministry of Public Administration, on Saturday said that departmental action will be taken against Sayma Hasan soon. Earlier, a mobile court’s punishment to the elderly men to hold their ears with their ...

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4.05km of Padma Bridge visible as 27th span installed

The 27th span of the 6.15-kilometre long Padma Bridge has been installed at the end of Zajira in Shariatpur, making 4.05 km of the main structure of the bridge visible. The 5-C span was installed on pillars number 27 and 28 of the bridge at around 9:23am on Saturday Dewan Abdul Quader, executive engineer of the Padma Multipurpose Bridge Project, said. ...

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6 killed as truck overturns in Tangail

Six persons were killed and 10 others injured in a road accident on the Dhaka-Tangail highway in Kandila area of Tangail sadar upazila on Saturday morning. Of the deceased, two were identified as Julhas Ali, 50, son of Somotullah from Charbadhai village under Gopalpur upazila of Tangail district and Aleq, 45, Dupchachia area of Bogura district. The accident took place ...

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Coronavirus: Biman suspends flights to London, Manchester

Photo:Collected Biman Bangladesh Airlines has suspended all of its flights to London and Manchester, England for one week after March 29 to prevent the spread of coronavirus in the country. Two flights will leave for these two destinations on Sunday and will come back on Monday, said Mokabbir Hossain, Managing Director of Biman Bangladesh Airlines. “After that, the flight operation ...

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Advocate Sanaullah Miah passes away

BNP’s law affairs secretary advocate Sanaullah Miah. Photo: Collected BNP’s law affairs secretary advocate Sanaullah Miah died on Friday night. He was around 60. Sanaullah Mia, also former president of Dhaka Bar Association, breathed his last around 8:30pm at Gonoshasthaya Kendra Hospital in the city, said BNP chairperson’s media wing member Sayrul Kabir Khan. He said the lawyer suffered brain ...

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1,065 migrants released, 1,764 in quarantine in Rangpur division

A total of 1,065 migrants have been released from home quarantine so far and 1,761 are remaining in home quarantine and three others in institutional quarantine now in Rangpur division. Talking to BSS on Friday, Focal Person of COVID-19 and Assistant Director (Health) for Rangpur division Dr. ZA Siddiqui said 104 expatriate Bangladeshis were quarantined at homes in last 24 ...

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