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By Ziauddin Khandoker On Tuesday, April 14th, 2020

Digital Health launches free ‘Corona Insurance’

currentnews Digital Health (DH) on Tuesday launched a new insurance policy to cover coronavirus related expenses of 100,000 individuals. DH, previously known as Telenor Health, is a Grameen social business. It has More...

By Ziauddin Khandoker On Tuesday, April 14th, 2020

Bangladesh reports 7 more deaths, cases cross 1000

currentnews The number of deadly coronavirus cases reached at 1,012 as 209 have tested positive in last 24 hours. This is the highest number of infected cases in a single day. Meanwhile, the toll from the virus More...

By Ziauddin Khandoker On Monday, April 13th, 2020

5 more deaths, 182 new cases reported in 24 hrs

currentnews Coronavirus death toll surged to 39 while 182 new cases were reported in last 24 hours. A total of 803 persons have been detected with the virus till today (April 13), Health Minister Zahid Maleque confirmed More...

By Ziauddin Khandoker On Sunday, April 12th, 2020

Bangladesh virus death toll 34, newly infected 139

currentnews Four more people died from COVID-19 and 139 new cases were reported in Bangladesh in last 24 hour. This is the highest cases in a single day. The total number of deaths from the virus now stands at 34 More...

By Ziauddin Khandoker On Tuesday, April 7th, 2020

After Trump threat, India lifts ban on medicine export

currentnews Hours after US President Donald Trump’s stunning comments about “retaliation” if Prime Minister Narendra Modi declined to ship the medicines, India has decided to supply key drugs being More...

By Ziauddin Khandoker On Saturday, March 28th, 2020

Akij Group postpones its corona hospital project

currentnews Akij Group has postponed its ‘emergency’ project to set up a specialised emergency hospital in the city to treat coronavirus-infected patients reportedly in the face of opposition from locals. “We’ve More...

By Ziauddin Khandoker On Friday, August 23rd, 2019

300 health workers afflicted with dengue

currentnews As many as 300 health workers, including doctors and nurses, have been afflicted with dengue while treating patients hospitalised for the mosquito-borne disease in Dhaka this year. According to a government More...

By Ziauddin Khandoker On Saturday, August 17th, 2019

Fresh dengue infections mark significant fall

currentnews Two more people have died of dengue and 1,460 others have been infected with the mosquito-borne disease, showing a significant fall in the number of dengue patients than Friday’s 1,719. The fresh More...

By Ziauddin Khandoker On Saturday, August 17th, 2019

Dengue cases fall one short of 50,000 till now of this year

currentnews Dengue cases show no significant sign of decreasing across Bangladesh as a total of 49,999 people have been infected with the mosquito-borne virus since Jan 1 this year, according to the Directorate More...

By Ziauddin Khandoker On Thursday, August 15th, 2019

Number of dengue patients rises after Eid day respite

currentnews The number of patients hospitalised with the mosquito-borne dengue virus has increased after a drop on the day of Eid-ul-Azha. A total of 1,880 new dengue patients were admitted to hospitals around the More...