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Last campaign for COVID 1st, 2nd dose vaccines starts

A six-day special campaign for COVID vaccine began across the country, including the capital, on Wednesday to ensure the three doses to the people who have yet not taken the vaccine. The campaign will continue till October 3. After that, no first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine will be available in the country, said Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS). ...

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People infected with conjunctivitis asked to refrain from travelling: HSIA

The authorities concerned of Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport (HSIA) on Tuesday requested people suffering from conjunctivitis not to travel within seven days of being infected with the disease. In case of any emergency, it also asked the passengers suffering from the disease to go to the airport with a prescription of a registered physician and wearing sunglasses for travelling, said ...

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Covid positivity rate rises to 15.42 in Bangladesh; Another dies

Bangladesh reported another Covid-linked death with 737 fresh cases in 24 hours till Tuesday morning. With the new numbers, country’s total fatalities rose to 29,360 while the total caseload to 2,023,145, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS). The daily case test positivity rate rose to 15.42 per cent from Monday’s 13.58 per cent as 4,781 samples were ...

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Bangladesh reports 6 Covid deaths, 718 new cases

Six more Covid-linked deaths and 718 fresh cases were recorded in Bangladesh in 24 hours till Monday morning. With the new numbers, country’s total fatalities rose to 29,359 while the total caseload to 2,022,408, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS). The daily case test positivity rate declined to 13.58 per cent from Sunday’s 12.96 per cent as ...

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Switzerland to destroy 10 mn doses of Moderna Covid jab

Switzerland will need to destroy 10.3 million doses of Moderna’s vaccine against Covid-19, after they expired this week, the health ministry said Saturday. The ministry said it had no choice but to eliminate the jabs after the doses expired last Wednesday, according to Keystone-ATS. It told the news agency that 2.5 million of the doses were being stored at a ...

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Bangladesh reports 2 Covid deaths, 572 new cases

Bangladesh reported two more Covid-linked deaths with 572 fresh cases in 24 hours till Sunday morning. With the new numbers, country’s total fatalities rose to 29,353 while the total caseload to 2,021,690, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS). The daily case test positivity rate declined to 12.96 per cent from Saturday’s 13.12 per cent as 4,413 samples ...

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Bangladesh reports 4 Covid deaths, 350 cases

Bangladesh reported four more Covid-linked deaths with 350 fresh cases in 24 hours till Saturday morning. With the new numbers, country’s total fatalities rose to 29,351 while the total caseload to 2,021,118, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS). The daily case test positivity rate declined to 13.12 per cent from Friday’s 15.38 per as 2,668 samples were ...

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Bangladesh reports one Covid death, positivity rate rises to 15.38%

Bangladesh reported another death from Covid-19 with 620 more cases in 24 hours till Friday morning. With the new numbers, country’s total fatalities rose to 29,347 while the total caseload to 2,020,768, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS). The daily case test positivity rate rises to 15.38 per cent from Thursday’s 14.13 per cent as 4,031 samples ...

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Japan to lift Covid restrictions on foreign tourist arrivals

Japan on Thursday announced that it will lift tough Covid restrictions on foreign tourists, reopening the borders after two and a half years. “Finally, Japan will reopen the border,” Digital Minister Taro Kono wrote on Twitter. “Visa waiver is back, no daily limit and free individual visits.” He made the announcement ahead of a speech at the New York Stock ...

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Bangladesh reports one Covid death, 678 positive cases

Bangladesh on Thursday reported one Covid-19 death while it recorded 678 coronavirus positive cases during the same period. “Bangladesh reported 14.13 percent Covid-19 positive cases as 4,798 samples were tested during the last 24 hours,” a daily statement of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said. During the past 24 hours, the combined figure of coronavirus infection in Dhaka ...

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