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RMCH starts conducting coronavirus tests The Rajshahi Medical College Hospital (RMCH) started conducting coronavirus tests at its laboratory on Wednesday. Dr Sabera Gulnahar, chief of Virology…
Woman with fever, cold dies in Satkhira
A woman died from fever and cold-related diseases at Bandokati village in Kaliganj upazila of Satkhira district early Wednesday. The deceased…
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  • Bangladesh
    Corona fallout spells disaster for millions of poor Bangladeshis: Economists Though the restriction of movement and general holidays are helping the nation contain the spread of deadly coronavirus, economists fear it will have a huge adverse impact on the livelihoods of millions of people engaged in informal sector as their 'wages are disappearing'. They said around…
    Denied treatment at 4 hospitals, schoolboy dies A schoolboy suffering from liver cirrhosis died without treatment on Tuesday afternoon after he was turned away by four Khulna hospitals. Rifat, son of Mohammad Kashem, was a resident of Khalishpur Housing Bihari camp no-1. He was taken to Khulna Medical College Hospital around 2:30pm after his condition…
  • Patient flees from coronavirus isolation unit at Bhola hospital
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  • Politics
    No politics, stand by people: Quader to BNP Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader on Wednesday urged BNP to stand by people refraining from trying to make political gains in this crisis of coronavours. “BNP leaders are busy criticising the government through holding press conferences instead of standing by people,” he said…
    BNP seeks national unity to deal with coronavirus
BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Tuesday suggested the government to form a national committee to contain the coronavirus outbreak and its fallout. “We’re not criticising the government for the sake of opposing its activities. We want to cooperate with the government…
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    • 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
    • A staff of Sir Salimullah Medical College Hospital cleans the hospital bed yesterday as part of protective measures taken against coronavirus outbreak. The number of general patients, however, has dropped significantly due to coronavirus fear. FOCUS BANGLA 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
    • Rome : A lonely tourist takes a selfie photo from a deserted terrace at Capitoline Hill (Campidoglio) overlooking the Temple of Saturn (L) in the ancient Roman Forum, on March 13, 2020 in Rome. 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
    • Greece : TOPSHOT - Lightning strikes behind the chapel of Panagia Gorgona in the village of Skala Sykamias, north of Lesbos, on February 27, 2020. AFP PHOTO
    Although government last week suspends all public transport services to check the spread of novel coronavirus, a number of CNG-run auto rickshaws
ply the street defying the restriction. The photo was taken from Demra Staff Quarters area in the capital yesterday. FOCUS BANGLA PHOTO Although government last week suspends all public transport services to check the spread of…
    Some hungry people, rendered jobless in the wake of coronavirus pandemic in the country, run after a vehicle carrying
food aid in the capital’s Hatirjheel area as the 10-day (March 26 to April 4) closure, leaving the number of odd and
menial jobs nosedived. PHOTO: SUMANTA CHAKRABORTY Some hungry people, rendered jobless in the wake of coronavirus pandemic in the country, run…
    A poor rickshaw puller in New Market area of the capital yesterday turns his towel into his face mask as he doesn’t afford to buy it, use of which is
made mandatory for everyone who ventures out. FOCUS BANGLA PHOTO A poor rickshaw puller in New Market area of the capital yesterday turns his towel into his…
    People crowd around two police vehicles at Kamalapur in the capital yesterday as Dhaka Metropolitan Police distributes
food items amongst the poor amid the ongoing 10-day closure over coronavirus pandemic. INDEPENDENT PHOTO People crowd around two police vehicles at Kamalapur in the capital yesterday as Dhaka Metropolitan…
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