Manzur H Maswood

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    Weekly death rate highest in 18 weeks

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 03:24pm on August 29, 2020

    The weekly COVID-19 death rate in Bangladesh marked a significant rise as the 25th week of coronavirus infection witnessed the highest COVID-19 death rate in...

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    48pc COVID-19 deaths in Dhaka div

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 03:42pm on August 28, 2020

    Nearly half of Bangladesh’s COVID-19 deaths occurred in Dhaka division as the country passed the 174th day of the coronavirus infection on Friday. Bangladesh so...

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    COVID-19 scams keep surfacing 

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 12:43am on August 28, 2020

    An electronic equipment supplier that secured a deal to supply medical products, including KN95 masks and infrared thermometers, has misappropriated about Tk 8.28 crore without...

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    COVID-19 death rate on rise

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 04:18pm on August 26, 2020

    The COVID-19 death rate increased in Bangladesh in recent days as the country recorded 54 deaths from the novel coronavirus in 24 hours till Wednesday...

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    16,461 pvt health facilities apply, 5,506 get licence

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 12:12am on August 24, 2020

    Directorate General of Health Services has so far issued licenses to 5,506 private health facilities till Sunday as most of the 16,461 applications submitted at...

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    Yet another DGHS shady deal unearthed

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 11:39pm on August 17, 2020

    An automobile parts supplier, who secured a deal from the Directorate General of Health Services to supply personal protective equipment worth Tk 32 crore, allegedly...

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    Hospitals see sharp fall in admissions

    Tapos Kanti Das and Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 11:43pm on August 16, 2020

    The number of patients even at the country’s major hospitals has sharply fallen as many continue to refrain from visiting such facilities for fear of...

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    Bangladesh top 8th country in COVID-19 infection rate

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 12:42am on July 31, 2020

    Bangladesh has ranked in the eighth position among countries with the highest COVID-19 infection rate, statistics of Our World in Data, a data laboratory affiliated...

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    Bangladesh has passed COVID-19 peak time: DGHS

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 06:19pm on July 27, 2020

    Amid the detection of low number of COVID-19 patients due to reduced number of testing in recent days, the Directorate General of Health Services on...

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    Infection rate rises 70pc in second 10 weeks in Bangladesh

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 02:41pm on July 26, 2020

    COVID-19 infection rate in Bangladesh increased by 70.62 per cent in the past 10 weeks compared with the first 10 weeks of the infection. The...