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PM orders lockdown of virus prone areas

PM orders lockdown of virus prone areas

Prime Minister Sheikh Hssina has asked the authorities concerned to lock down areas with the rising number of COVID-19 patients. She also asked garments…
The Independent to stay online for now in view of COVID-19

The Independent to stay online for now in view of COVID-19

In view of the prevailing situation stemming from COVID-19, The Independent newspaper has decided to stop its print edition for the time being from tomorrow…

‘Next 30 days critical to curb virus’

The next 30 days are critical as the country may be able to get rid of this pandemic if people stay safe and careful during this period, Health Minister Zahid Maleque said yesterday as the country witnessed 3 deaths and 35 new cases in the last 24 hours. Meanwhile, the Directorate General of Health…

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…

The Independent goes only online for now

The Independent newspaper has decided to stop its print edition from tomorrow (Wednesday) amid the prevailing COVID-19 risks and challenges in newspaper distribution. The newspaper will continue to bring news to its readers through its online version, accessible at www.theindependentbd.com. The newspaper…

US prepares to face ‘hardest’ week

The coronavirus threatened Americans with their hardest week in living memory yesterday and put Britain's prime minister in hospital, despite early signs that some of Europe's hardest-hit countries may be turning a corner. More than 70,000 people have now died worldwide in the epidemic -- some…

Outsiders barred from mosques to prevent spread of COVID-19

To prevent further spread of the coronavirus, the government has instructed people to offer their daily prayers at home rather than go to mosques. As per the new directive, only five people, including the imam, may pray at the mosques each day and only up to 10 may offer their Friday Juma prayers there. …

Kitchen markets, super shops to remain closed after 7:00pm

Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) yesterday issued a directive to keep all kitchen markets and super shops closed from 7:00pm. Masudur Rahman, deputy commissioner (Media and Public) of DMP, conformed about the matter and said such an instruction actually came from the police commissioner. All DMP units…
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