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Global death toll climbs to 509,779 
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As the coronavirus situation continues to worsen, the global death toll from the virus infection stood at 509,779 on Wednesday morning while the confirmed cases crossed 10,434,835, according to the Centre for System Science and Engineering of the Johns Hopkins University (JHU).
The JHU data shows Brazil as the second most infected country after the US with 1,402,041 coronavirus cases and 59,594 deaths as of Wednesday morning.
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DU steps into 100th year

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Dhaka University (DU), the country’s oldest university, stepped into its 100th year on Wednesday but it preferred holding low-key programmes to celebrate the big moment due to coronavirus pandemic.
Amid an usual scenario in the country as elsewhere in the world due to the...
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UNICEF for universal access to online, distance learning for children

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President of UNICEF Executive Board and Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the United Nations Ambassador Rabab Fatima has said access to online and distance learning universally should be a top priority now.
“Distance learning for a large majority of children in the...
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4 new dengue cases reported in 24 hrs: DGHS

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Four new dengue cases were reported in the country on Tuesday, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).
Currently, five dengue patients are being treated at a hospital in Dhaka, according to a daily update from DGHS.
The health authorities reported 326 dengue...
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COVID-19: Wari to be put under lockdown

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Marking Wari area in the capital as ‘Red Zone’, Dhaka South City Corporation has decided to put it under lockdown for 21 days to contain the transmission of coronavirus.
The restriction will be effective from 8am on July 4 which will be in force till July 25.
DSCC Mayor...
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