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Bangladesh: Eid relaxation spikes positivity rate in Dhaka

Dhaka: The Covid-19 positivity rate in Bangladesh’s capital Dhaka was 23 percent a week ago--well above the limit which could permit any relaxation in restrictions. On Monday, the city recorded 4834 cases with a positivity rate of 30 percent--the highest so far for the city. Yet the government moved ahead with easing restrictions due to religious pressure. 

COVID-19: Bangladesh extends lockdown till May 16

Dhaka/UNI: The Bangladesh government has decided to extend the ongoing restrictions till May 16 to contain the spread of Coronavirus.

Dedicated Covid hospital with 1000 beds comes up in Dhaka

Amid rising Covid-19 cases in the country, the Bangladesh government has opened a 1000 beds dedicated Covid-19 hospital in the capital, Dhaka, easing pressure on existing hospitals in the city, according to a report in Dhaka Tribune.

COVID-19 death toll in Bangladesh touches 3000

Dhaka: The death toll due to COVID-19 pandemic in Bangladesh has touched 3000, media reports said.

Bangladesh: COVID-19 death toll touches 110

Dhaka/IBNS: Taking the death toll to 110, Bangladesh on Tuesday recorded the death of nine more people due to COVID-19, media reports said.

Bangladesh: 23 doctors in Dhaka hospital test positive for COVID-19

Dhaka/IBNS: Twenty-three doctors have tested positive for COVID-19 in Bangladesh's Sir Salimullah Medical College or Mitford Hospital, media reports said on Monday.