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.
Dhaka/UNI: The Bangladesh government has decided to extend the ongoing restrictions till May 16 to contain the spread of Coronavirus.
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.
Dhaka: The death toll due to COVID-19 pandemic in Bangladesh has touched 3000, media reports said.
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.
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.