Kurmitola General Hospital
A group of Bangladesh’s national team cricketers, led by ODI captain Tamim Iqbal, received their first coronavirus vaccine shots at Dhaka’s Kurmitola General Hospital on Thursday.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday took a swipe at the critics of the government for its Covid-19 vaccine activities, saying that it is their habit to criticise any work and create doubts among people. "Unfortunately, we’ve some people here who exhibit a negative attitude to everything. Though people don't get help from them, they criticise any work adversely, create doubts, fear and panic among people over it. This is their habits," she said.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday opened the Covid-19 vaccination programme at a city hospital in a bid to end the coronavirus pandemic in Bangladesh. Sheikh Hasina virtually launched the Covid-19 vaccination drive at Kurmitola General Hospital, joining it from her official residence Ganobhaban.
The United States, through the US Embassy in Dhaka and the US Agency for International Development (USAID), has delivered 100 state-of-the-art ventilators to Bangladesh that it had pledged earlier to assist the country's fight against COVID-19.
Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) mayor Atiqul Islam, his wife and daughter have been discharged from Kurmitola General Hospital after making full recovery from coronavirus.
Japan on Tuesday handed over quality assured personal protective equipment (PPE) to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare to aid Bangladesh in its fight against coronavirus.