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Bangladesh reports 9 more Covid-19 deaths, 656 new cases

Bangladesh logged nine more Covid-linked deaths with 656 cases in 24 hours till Tuesday morning amid a surge in cases again in Bangladesh. The new numbers took the country’s total fatalities to 29,212 while its caseload to 1,991,031, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS). The daily case positivity rate increased to 13.78 from Monday’s 13.18 per cent ...

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Bangladesh reports 3 more Covid-19 deaths

Three more people died from Covid and 521 tested positive for the virus in 24 hours till Monday morning  amid a surge in cases again in Bangladesh. While the country’s total fatalities reached 29,203, the new number took its caseload to 1,990,375, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS). The daily case positivity rate dropped to 13.18 from ...

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New Covid-19 mutant raises concerns in India and beyond

The quickly changing coronavirus has spawned yet another super contagious omicron mutant that’s worrying scientists as it gains ground in India and pops up in numerous other countries, including the United States. Scientists say the variant – called BA.2.75 – may be able to spread rapidly and get around immunity from vaccines and previous infection. It’s unclear whether it could ...

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Bangladesh reports two Covid-19 deaths

Bangladesh on Sunday reported two Covid-19 deaths while it recorded 814 coronavirus positive cases during the period. “Bangladesh reported 17.47 percent Covid-19 positive cases as 4,659 samples were tested in the last 24 hours,” a daily statement of Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said. During the past 24 hours, the combined figure of coronavirus infection in Dhaka city and ...

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Bangladesh reports three Covid-19 deaths, 939 new cases

Bangladesh on Saturday reported three Covid-19 deaths while it recorded 939 coronavirus positive cases during the period. Bangladesh reported 15.59 percent Covid-19 positive cases as 6,024 samples were tested in the last 24 hours, a daily statement of Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said. During the past 24 hours, the combined figure of coronavirus infection in Dhaka city and ...

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Sanctions having negative impact on scientific research, rights experts warn

The United States must withdraw unilateral sanctions which are resulting in discrimination against academics from affected countries, a group of independent experts appointed by the UN Human Rights Council said. Scientific research and academic freedom are under threat, they warned, following reports that research submitted by scholars from sanctioned countries were being disqualified from publication. “We are gravely concerned at ...

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Bangladesh sees 3 Covid deaths, 1,790 new cases

The country registered three more Covid-linked deaths with 1,790 cases in 24 hours till Wednesday morning amid rapid surge in new infections, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS). The fresh numbers took the country’s total caseload to 1,986,490 and the total fatalities to 29,188. The daily case positivity rate slightly declined to 16.54 from Wednesday’s  16.89 per ...

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Bangladesh logs 4 more Covid deaths with 1,728 new cases

Bangladesh recorded four more Covid-linked deaths with 1,728 new cases in 24 hours till Wednesday morning amid rapid surge in new infections. The fresh numbers took the country’s total caseload to 19,84,700 and the total fatalities to 29,185, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).   The daily case positivity rate rose to 16.89 per cent from Tuesday’s ...

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Bangladesh sees 7 more Covid-19 deaths, 1,998 new cases

Bangladesh recorded 7 deaths from Covid-19 during the past 24 hours, ending at 8:00am on Tuesday, raising the total death toll to 29,181 in the country. With the newly detected cases, the total number of infected cases have stood at 19,82,972 in the country. The Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) informed the figures in a press release sent to ...

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Bangladesh logs four month’s highest 12 deaths from Covid

Bangladesh registered 12 more Covid-linked deaths with 2,285 new cases in 24 hours till Monday morning amid an concerning upward trend of infections. The fresh numbers took the country’s total caseload to 1,980, 974 and the total fatalities to 29,174, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS). The country last reported 13 Coviod-linked deaths with 368 cases while ...

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