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Bangladesh reports 2 more Covid deaths, 218 cases

Two more people died from Covid, and 218 tested positive for the virus in Bangladesh in the 24 hours to Friday morning. While the country’s total fatalities reached 29,312, the new number took its caseload to 2,008,500, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS). The daily case positivity rate rose to 4.75 percent from Thursday’s 4.45 percent as ...

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COVID vaccination for kids 5-11 starts in country

The government on Thursday started its COVID-19 vaccination campaign for children aged 5-11. The campaign began by administering Pfizer vaccine doses to 16 students at Abul Bashar Government Primary School in Dhaka’s Sher-e-Bangla Nagar. Health Minister Zahid Maleque inaugurated the programme at 12:30 pm at the Bangabandhu International Conference Centre. The special pediatric Pfizer vaccine will be expanded nationwide on ...

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Bangladesh reports one more Covid death, 198 new cases

Bangladesh has reported one more death and 198 fresh cases in the past 24 hours ending on Wednesday morning. With the latest fatalities and cases, Covid-19 killed 29,309 people and infected others, 2,008,068, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), reports UNB. However, the daily case positivity rate fell to 5.09 percent from Tuesday’s 4.34 per cent as ...

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Bangladesh reports another Covid death

Bangladesh recorded another Covid-linked deaths with 239 fresh cases in 24 hours till Tuesday morning. With the latest numbers, the total fatalities reached 29,308 while the caseload 2,007,870, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS). The daily case positivity rate slightly dropped to 4.34 per cent from Monday’s 4.99 percent as 5,504 samples were tested. The latest deceased ...

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US donates another 1.5 million Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines to protect Bangladeshi children

The US government donated another 1.5 million (15 lakh) pediatric doses of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccines to Bangladesh via COVAX to help Bangladesh vaccinate children between ages 5-11 and build upon the country’s progress in fully vaccinating over 70 percent of the population. This delivery marks the second shipment of US-donated vaccines for young children this week and brings the total ...

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COVID vaccination to children 5-11 from Aug 11

COVID vaccination to children aged 5-11 years will be started on trial basis from August 11, Health Minister Zahid Maleque said on Sunday. “We received 15 lakh vaccine doses for children. Now, the government will start experimental vaccination for the children from August 11 for keeping them under observation for few days. Later from August 26, the vaccination campaign for ...

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Bangladesh reports two Covid-19 deaths, 220 positive cases

Bangladesh reported two Covid-19 deaths on Saturday while it recorded 220 coronavirus positive cases during the period. “Among the Covid-19 fatalities, one death was recorded in Rajshahi division while one death was recorded in Khulna division,” a daily statement of Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said. Bangladesh reported 5.56 percent Covid-19 positive cases as 3,959 samples were tested in ...

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Long Covid symptoms affect one in eight, study suggests

One in eight people who get coronavirus develop at least one symptom of long Covid, one of the most comprehensive studies on the condition to date suggested on Thursday. With more than half a billion coronavirus cases recorded worldwide since the start of the pandemic, there has been rising concern about the lasting symptoms seen in people with long Covid. ...

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Bangladesh reports two Covid deaths

Bangladesh on Thursday reported two Covid-19 deaths while it recorded 278 coronavirus positive cases during the period. Two Covid-19 deaths were recorded in Sylhet division, a daily statement of Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said. Bangladesh reported 5.14percent Covid-19 positive cases as 5,404 samples were tested in the last 24 hours, the release added. During the past 24 hours, ...

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Bangladesh reports three Covid-19 deaths, 375 positive cases

Bangladesh reported three Covid-19 deaths while it recorded 375 coronavirus positive cases on last 24 hours. “The three Covid-19 deaths were recorded in Dhaka division,” a daily statement of Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said. Bangladesh reported 6.53 percent Covid-19 positive cases as 5,742 samples were tested in the last 24 hours, the release added. During the past 24 ...

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