Flattening the curve a far cry now

On the same day the Cabinet Division issued a circular on relaxing the shutdown, the Bangladesh government's very own National Technical Advisory Committee on May 28 warned of an explosion of cases if health and safety measures were not implemented strictly

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The government is hiring another 2,000 doctors and 3,000 medical technologists, technicians and radiographers to tackle an aggressive coronavirus outbreak in Bangladesh

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The family of a Libyan human trafficker killed 30 migrants, including 26 Bangladeshi nationals, in revenge for his death, Libya's internationally recognised Government of National Accord (GNA) has said

Bangladesh reports 15 new virus deaths, daily caseload tops 2,000 for first time

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Bangladesh won't extend COVID-19 shutdown

The Bangladesh government has decided not to extend the ongoing shutdown over the coronavirus pandemic, allowing offices to reopen on May 31, the media reported

Domestic flights to resume on ‘limited scale’ from June 1

Bangladesh's civil aviation ministry today decided to resume domestic passenger flights on a limited scale from June 1, more than two months after imposing a suspension on almost all international and domestic flights to contain outbreaks of COVID-19

Bangladesh leaving lockdown as offices, public transports to reopen from May 31

The government is phasing Bangladesh out of lockdown by reopening offices and resuming public transport services on a limited scale from May 31 until Jun 15 amid an escalation of coronavirus cases

Fire kills five patients at United Hospital, three of them COVID-19 positive

A fire has burned down the isolation unit for COVID-19 patients and those with symptoms at the United Hospital leaving five dead

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