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    COVID-19 deaths cross 5,000 in Bangladesh

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 03:56pm on September 22, 2020

    Bangladesh on Tuesday registered 28 more COVID-19 deaths, with the country’s death toll from the novel coronavirus reaching 5,007. Besides, 1,557 new coronavirus cases were...

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    Govt not allowing GK kits in business interest, says Zafrullah

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:30pm on September 22, 2020

    Gonoshasthaya Kendra founder Dr Zafrullah Chowdhury on Tuesday alleged that the government had not approved the COVID-19 antibody and antigen testing kits developed by the...

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    Attorney general’s health condition not ‘good’: law minister

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:26am on September 22, 2020

    The health condition of attorney general Mahbubey Alam, undergoing treatment at the Combined Military Hospital in the capital with COVID-19 infection, was not ‘good’, law...

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    Swadhin Bangla footballer Nawsher dies of COVID-19

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:44am on September 22, 2020

    Swadhin Bangla Football team striker AKM Nawsheruzzaman passed away on Monday night after fighting with COVID-19 for around 14 days, informed Nawsher's cousin Sayeeduzzaman. He...

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    Govt permits antigen test at govt hospitals

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:56pm on September 21, 2020

    The government has permitted antigen test for rapid testing of COVID-19 cases at all government hospitals. Health ministry in a notification, uploaded in its website...

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    Drug prices soar amid COVID-19

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 11:51pm on September 21, 2020

    Prices of medicines, especially those used to treat allergy, sneezing, coughing and respiratory problems, have increased amid the COVID-19 crisis as the authorities are turning...

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    Curative measures outweigh preventive ones in COVID-19 response in Bangladesh

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 11:08pm on September 21, 2020

    Curative measures outweigh preventive ones in coronavirus response in Bangladesh though ideally the government should emphasise preventive measures more, observed WaterAid country director in Bangladesh...

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    PM to address COVID-19 vaccine, Rohingya issues in UNGA speech

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 05:12pm on September 21, 2020

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina will virtually deliver her key speech on September 26 highlighting global issues including Rohingya crisis and vaccine with a call to...

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    City's Gundogan tests positive for coronavirus

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 05:07pm on September 21, 2020

    Manchester City midfielder Ilkay Gundogan has tested positive for coronavirus, the Premier League club announced on Monday, hours ahead of their first match of the...

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    Test positivity rate rises, 40 more die of COVID-19

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 04:23pm on September 21, 2020

    After 12 days in a row with 12 per cent or less in COVID-19 positivity rate, the last two days of the ongoing week witnessed...