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Efforts intensified to maintain social distancing in Khulna The armed forces and law enforcement agencies continued their enhanced efforts to assist the civil administrations for ensuring social distancing to prevent…
Geneva Camp: Blind spot of COVID-19 lockdown As the Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research, or IEDCR, announced the biggest daily spike in infected cases of COVID-19 in the country…
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    Hospitals ready for COVID-19 patients The government has kept six dedicated hospitals in Dhaka and one each at divisional headquarters to treat COVID-19 patients, according to sources in the health ministry. The bed capacity of the hospitals has been increased from 1,050 to 1,550 to facilitate treatment, the sources said. After using all…
    Big data mulled for contact tracing The government is forming a high-powered taskforce to trace the movements of people who have returned from abroad in the last three weeks. The taskforce will be empowered to access people’s cell phone information. Its members will use digital “contact tracing” to determine the movements…
  • ‘Gonoshasthaya ready to make COVID-19 test kits’
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  • Politics
    It's 'loan package', not stimulus: BNP BNP described the Prime Minister’s stimulus package of Tk72,750 crore as a package of loan, and said she ignored those involved in the informal sector by not announcing any grant for them. “We could have said the Prime Minister’s response positive had she taken initiatives to resolve…
    Fakhrul’s statement on coronavirus an ‘inconsistent delusion’: Quader Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader on Saturday said the statement of BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir over the COVID-19 is ‘an inconsistent delusion’ of a failed politician. “When a responsible political personality like Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir…
  • Allocate Tk 87,000cr to tackle COVID-19 consequences: BNP
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    • CANADA : A couple walk a pedestrian bridge at sunset as Toronto copes with a shutdown due to the Coronavirus, on April 1, 2020 in Toronto, Canada. AFP PHOTO
    • Dubai : A lone peacock walks along a street, past shops closed during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, in Dubai on April 1, 2020. AFP PHOTO
    • Vilnius : An old man feeds the birds on an empty square in the Old Town of Vilnius, Lithuania, on March 29, 2020, amid of the new coronavirus COVDI-19 pandemic. AFP PHOTo
    • Munich, Bavaria, DEUTSCHLAND : A cyclist passes the setting sun in the Olympic park in Munich, southern Germany, after a sunny cold spring day on March 23, 2020. AFP PHOTO
    • Pristina : A peacock butterfly gathers pollen on a blooming branch of an apricot tree, near the town of Pristina on March 21, 2020. AFP PHOTO
    • Dubai : Shows a general view of Dubai. No shisha pipe sessions, deserted streets, mosques and shopping malls, drones in the sky broadcasting public health warnings -- the new coronavirus has turned life upside down in Gulf societies. on March 15, 2020 AFP PHOTO
    • France : A bike rider passes under a blooming magnolia tree in central Strasbourg, eastern France on March 13, 2020. AFP PHOTO
    • Piazza San Silvestro in downtown Rome yesterday see a thin presence of people, who sit at a safe distance from one another, as Italy imposed unprecedented countrywide lockdown on its 60 million people to control the deadly coronavirus. AFP PHOTO
    • Colombia : A Macaw (Ara chloroptera) is photographed at the zoo in Cali, Colombia, on March 6, 2020. Colombia is the country with the highest number of bird diversity in the world, being home to about 1,934 species -one fifth of all known bird species. AFP PHOTO
    • Germany : A surfer tries to jumps in the waves of the lake Ammersee in front of the Alp mountains near the village of Herrsching, southern Germany, during stormy weather with temperatures by seven degrees on March 6, 2020. AFP PHOTO
    People try hard to board a truck, ignoring the government’s guideline to maintain safe physical distance amid risk of the deadly coronavirus
spread, to travel to the capital. The photo was taken from Kashipur area of Barishal yesterday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO People try hard to board a truck, ignoring the government’s guideline to maintain safe physical…
    Garment workers, mostly called out on a short notice, work in a factory at Joar Sahara in the capital yesterday as their management, like many others,
resumed production ignoring a BGMEA call to keep their factories shut in accordance with the government-announced holiday. PHOTO: NAZMUL ISLAM Garment workers, mostly called out on a short notice, work in a factory at Joar Sahara in…
    Low-income people, mostly rendered jobless by the ongoing closure over coronavirus spread, stand in queues to buy rice at Tk10 per kg from a
government truck-mounted shop, keeping social distance, at Sattola Slum of Mohakhali in the capital yesterday. FOCUS BANGLA PHOT0 Low-income people, mostly rendered jobless by the ongoing closure over coronavirus spread,…
    The government’s countrywide closure forces these trucks, pickups to lie idle at Tejgaon Truck Stand in the capital
yesterday, leaving hundreds of transport workers out of works. PHOTO: SUMANTA CHAKRABORTY The government’s countrywide closure forces these trucks, pickups to lie idle at Tejgaon Truck…
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    Environment
    Tiger Tests Positive For Coronavirus At US Zoo

    Tiger Tests Positive For Coronavirus At US Zoo

    The big cat is the first non-domesticated animal to test positive for coronavirus in the United States and is one of seven big cats at the Bronx Zoo with coronavirus symptoms. A female tiger at the Bronx…
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    Jobike service free for IEDCR staff
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    Search engine giant Google has joined awareness campaign about coronavirus…
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