Monday, March 30, 2020

Coronavirus: Global death toll passes 21,000

Desk Report: The death toll from the coronavirus or COVID-19 has jumped to 21,283 globally as of Thursday. It has so far infected 471,053 people around...

Bangladesh reports another coronavirus death; total stands at 5

Staff Reporter: Another elderly man has died from the coronavirus in Bangladesh, taking the total death toll from COVID-19 disease in the country to five,...

Bangladesh reports fourth coronavirus death , New effected Six

Staff Reporter: Another person has died from coronavirus in Bangladesh, taking the total death toll to four, said the Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and...

Malaria drugs’ promise for coronavirus spurs hope, shortages

Staff Reporter: Excitement about treating the new coronavirus with malaria drugs is raising hopes, including with President Donald Trump. But the evidence that they may...

India stays home in ‘people’s curfew’ to stem coronavirus

International Desk; The typically boisterous streets of India's capital fell silent on Sunday as the country observed a 14-hour "people's curfew" that Prime Minister Narendra...

Coronavirus cases in Italy reach 53,578, death toll at 4,825

International Desk: Italy reported 6,557 new cases of coronavirus on Saturday, raising the total to 53,578 since the pandemic first broke out in its north...

Coronavirus: 23,000 overseas returnees in Jashore, 332 in home quarantine

More than 23,000 people have returned home in Jashore from different countries in the last one month but among them, only 332 were sent...

Coronavirus: WHO suggests Bangladesh to take urgent steps

Staff Reporter: The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Saturday suggested that Bangladesh can go for a social-distancing measure like partial or complete lockdown of the...

Bangladesh confirms second coronavirus death

Bangladesh on Saturday reported the second death from coronavirus. "Total death from the coronavirus infection in the country is now two. Four new patients have...

Bangladeshi dies from coronavirus in Italy

Staff Reporter:A Bangladeshi expatriate died from coronavirus at a hospital in Milan, Italy on Friday night. The deceased was identified as Golam Mawla, 56, son...