Coronavirus situation in Bangladesh
The government has again extended the closure of educational institutions, except the Qawmi madrasas, until February 14 as there has been no significant improvement in the coronavirus situation in the country. Education Minister Dipu Moni confirmed it in an official media release on Friday after consultation with others. Earlier on January 15, the closure of all educational institutions was exten
Bangladesh on Tuesday saw a further spike in Covid-19 cases as the country’s health authorities detected 2,230 new patients across the country in 24 hours, taking the total to 451,990.
Amid a rising trend in both the number of Covid-19 infections and deaths, Bangladesh recorded 30 more deaths in 24 hours until Thursday morning, raising the death toll to 6,305.
Fatalities from the virus ourbreak in the country reached 6,173 with a death rate of 1.43 percent. The caseload rose to 430,496 as of Saturday, the Directorate General of Health Services said. Besides, 11,795 new samples were tested in 24 hours. The daily infection rate stood at 12.98 percent and the
The number of global coronavirus cases rose close to 46 million on Sunday, according to data compiled by the Johns Hopkins University. In the morning, the total caseload stood at 45,960,780 with 1,193,859 fatalities. The US is the worst-hit country with 9,116,186 cases and 230,345 deaths, according to the data. The United States reported nearly 100,000 Covid-19 cases on Friday, setting the highest single-day number of cases recorded around the world. India comes in second place in terms of cases (8,137,119), while the country's death toll soared to 121,641. Brazil currently ranks second in terms of Covid-19 deaths, behind the United States, and third in the number of cases, after the US and India. Brazil registered 508 deaths in the last 24 hours from the novel coronavirus, bringing the total number of deaths to 159,884, the Ministry of Health said Saturday. Meanwhile, 22,282 new cases of COVID-19 were recorded, bringing the total to 5,535,605. Besides, 21,915 people in Britain have tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the total number of coronavirus cases in the country to 1,011,660, according to official figures released Saturday. Coronavirus-related deaths in Britain rose by 326 to 46,555, the data showed. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced a four-week nationwide lockdown as the numbers kept soaring. The government's Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies (SAGE) has warned that COVID-19 was spreading significantly faster in Britain than its worst-case scenarios. Bangladesh’s coronavirus situation
Bangladesh on Tuesday saw another spike in Covid-19 cases as health authorities detected 1,335 new patients across the country in 24 hours, taking the total to 401,586.