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2 more test positive for coronavirus in Moulvibazar

Two people have been diagnosed with coronavirus in Kulaura upazila of the district. Civil Surgeon Touhid Ahmed said a man and a woman tested positive for coronavirus on Wednesday. They were asked to stay in home quarantine as their condition is stable. With this, three people were diagnosed with coronavirus in the district. Of them, Sanchu Mia, 50, of Rajanagar ...

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1,500 join paddy harvest in Sunamganj, thanks to UNO

  Responding to the call of the upazila nirbahi officer, some 1,500 people from different walks of life have joined farmers voluntarily in harvesting Boro paddy in Jamalpur upazila of Sunamganj district. Divided in eight teams, they joined the paddy harvest in different haors, including Pagnar, Hali and Mahalia, of the upazila from Tuesday morning after UNO Priyanka Paul made ...

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COVID-19: Ten including doctor, nurse infected in Habiganj

Habiganj Correspondent : Ten people, including a doctor and a nurse, tested positive for coronavirus or COVID-19 in Habiganj. Civil Surgeon Dr AKM Mostafizur Rahman said with the new cases, the district has 11 coronavirus patients. A doctor and nurse of Lakhai Upazila Health Complex were among those infected, he said. Samples of 39 people were sent to Sylhet for ...

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Sylhet reports another coronavirus case

Sylhet Office : A 26-year-old man was diagnosed with coronavirus in Sylhet sadar upazila, raising the total number of confirmed cases in the district to four. The patient is a resident of Tikorpara area in Khadimnagar union of sadar upazila. Doctor Anisur Rahman, assistant director of Sylhet divisional office of Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), said that the man’s ...

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Coronavirus cases reach eight in Sylhet

Sylhet Office : A total of eight people tested positive for coronavirus or COVID-19 in the district since April 7. Health Division Assistant Director Dr Anisur Rahman confirmed the matter and said samples of 81 more people were collected for testing in the last 24 hours. Currently, five people are undergoing treatment at Sylhet Sahid Shamsuddin Ahmed Hospital, he said. ...

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Youth dies with fever, cold in Sylhet

Sylhet Office : A young man suffering from fever and cold died at Sylhet Shaheed Shamsuddin Hospital on Saturday morning. Sushanto Kumar Mohapatra, resident medical officer of the hospital, said the man, aged about  35 and hailing from Kanaighat upazila, was referred to the hospital at Friday night from Kanaighat upazila health complex. Earlier, his samples were collected at the ...

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Lightning strikes kill four in Sunamganj

Sunamganj Correspondent : Four people were killed by lightning strikes in  Jagannathpur, Dirai, Shalla and Dokkin Sunamganj  upazilas of Sunamganj on Saturday morning. The incident took place between 10:00am to 12:00noon. The deceased were identified as Shipon, 32, of Bowdhoron village in chilaura Holdipur union of Jagannathpur upazila, Shangkar Sarker, 28, son of Surendra Sarker of Narayanpur village in Habibpur ...

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Do Dr Moyeen’s kids know dad died in frontline battle?

It has been three days since Dr Moyeen Uddin, an assistant professor at the Medicine department of Sylhet MAG Osmani Medical College Hospital (SOMCH), died at a hospital in Dhaka. But his children are still unaware that their father has died in a battle on the frontline to save the lives of coronavirus patients. “How can we tell the children ...

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Sylhet reports two more COVID-19 cases

Sylhet Office : Sylhet recorded two new confirmed COVID-19 cases in Jaintiapur and Gowainghat upazilas, the district’s Civil Surgeon Premananda Mandal said on Thursday. Both of them, aged around 30, have been sent to the isolation wards of the respective upazila health complexes. Earlier on Wednesday, authorities sent their samples to Sylhet MAG Osmani Medical College (SOMCH) for tests. Sylhet ...

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2 youths killed in Sunamganj road accident

Sunamganj Correspondent : Two motorcyclists were killed after a covered van hit the vehicle in Mitragaon area of Chhatak upazila of Sunamganj on Wednesday night. The deceased were identified as Badrul Alam, 28, hailing from Madapur village at Kalaruka union of the upazila and Alal Mia, 25, from the same area. According to locals, the covered van hit the motorcycle ...

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