Dhaka: 8:08 AM, Sat, 04 Apr, 2020

First case of coronavirus confirmed in Ctg

First case of coronavirus has been confirmed in the port city Chattogram.

Independent TV journo tests coronavirus positive

A journalist of private television channel Independent has tested positive for coronavirus.

Coronavirus rumour on FB: Hacker Nayeem sent to jail

A Dhaka court has sent Md Nayeemur Rahman alias hacker Nayeem to jail in a case filed under digital security act.

Stern action if doctors avoid patients: Health Minister

Health Minister Zahid Maleque has warned the country’s physicians if patients are neglected.

Coronavirus cases rise to 61 in country

Five more persons have been found to be infected with coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country, taking the number of the confirmed cases to 61.

PM issues 31-point directive

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has given the 31-point instruction in the wake of the novel coronavirus [Covid-19] situation in the country.

PM to brief media on April 5

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will address a press conference on Sunday (April 5) on announcement of stimulus package to cope with the possible adverse economic impact on the country due to outbreak of the novel coronavirus or COVID-19.

24-hour curfew imposed in Mecca, Medina

Saudi Arabia imposed a 24-hour curfew in the Muslim holy cities of Mecca and Medina on Thursday, extending measures to combat the spread of the coronavirus, which has infected more than 1,700 people in the Kingdom and killed 16.

Ban on mask-hand sanitizer exports lifted

The Ministry of Commerce has scrapped a ban on the exports of face masks and hand sanitizers from Bangladesh.

Corona test at DMCH begins

Coronavirus detection test at Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) has begun from today (April 2).

Two with coronavirus symptoms die at Suhrawardy

Two people with coronavirus symptoms have died at Shaheed Suhrawardy Medical College Hospital in the capital.

PM orders at least 2 sample tests per day from each upazila

Dr MD Habibur Rahman, director of Management Information System, Directorate General of Health Services, said that the Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has asked doctors to increase the coronavirus tests more.

327 Japanese citizens leave Dhaka

A total of 327 Japanese nationals those were stranded in Bangladesh due to COVID-19 pandemic left Dhaka for Tokyo on Thursday morning by a special chartered flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines.

Two more test positive for coronavirus in country

Two more persons have been found to be infected with coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country, taking the number of the confirmed cases to 56.

PM mourns death of Shamsur Rahman Sherif

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday expressed deep shock and sorrow at the death of Awami League (AL) lawmaker and former minister for land Shamsur Rahman Sherif.