Monday, Oct 19th
Last update04:39:27 PM GMT
In the wake of Covid-19 resurge in many European and American countries, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday urged all to follow health guidelines and use face-masks in public places and gatherings, aiming to prevent the possible second wave of the pandemic in Bangladesh.
The Prime Minister made the call while presiding the weekly Cabinet meeting held virtually.
She joined the meeting through a videoconference from her official residence Ganobhaban, while other cabinet members joined it from Bangladesh Secretariat.
“We all should use masks... no one should go to public places, ga...
21 more die in 24 hrs, deaths so far 5,681
Bangladesh has recorded 21 more deaths from Covid-19 in 24 hours until Monday morning , pushing up the fatalities to 5681.
Health authorities also reported 1,637 new cases, taking the caseload to 390,206.
Currently, there are 84,607 active cases in the country, said a handout of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).
Bangladesh reported its first cases on March 8 and the first death on March 18. The cases reached the 300,000-mark on Aug 26 while the death toll exceeded 5,000 on Sept 22.
The fatality rate is 1.46 percent.
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