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    Bangladesh permits antigen test of COVID-19 at govt hospitals 

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:54pm on September 21, 2020

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

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    Committee asks Bangladesh to prepare for 2nd wave of infection

    Manzur H Maswood and Mustafizur Rahman | Updated at 12:44pm on September 21, 2020

    The government has ordered the authorities concerned to take precautions against the second wave of COVID-19 infections feared to begin in October-November. The directive comes...

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    Taj Mahal reopens even as India's COVID-19 cases rise

    Agence France-Presse . Agra | Updated at 10:40am on September 21, 2020

    The Taj Mahal reopened to visitors on Monday in a symbolic business-as-usual gesture even as India looks like it is set to overtake the United...

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    Fewer COVID-19 cases in slums

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:30am on September 21, 2020

    A lower rate of coronavirus infection was reported among the urban poor living in slums in the capital city of Bangladesh than the people who...

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    Nine cricketers in isolation

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:46pm on September 20, 2020

    A total of nine cricketers out of the short-listed 27 for the national team’s skill training camp have been put in isolation on Sunday at...

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    26 more die, 1,544 new cases found in Bangladesh

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 07:01pm on September 20, 2020

    Twenty-six more people died of COVID-19 and 1,544 new cases were detected across the country in the 24 hours till 8:00am Sunday. The Directorate General...

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    COVID-19 situation may worsen in winter: PM

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 05:04pm on September 20, 2020

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday asked all concerned to take preparation right at the moment as the COVID-19 situation may worsen in the upcoming...

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    English medium students demand postponement of exams

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 04:05pm on September 20, 2020

    Students of English medium schools formed a human chain in front of the National Press Club in Dhaka on Sunday, demanding postponement of their O...

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    1.27 lakh migrant workers return home amid COVID-19

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 01:11am on September 20, 2020

    More than 1,27,000 migrant workers have so far returned and many are waiting to return to Bangladesh from different countries during the ongoing global COVID-19...

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    Attorney general’s health condition stable

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 06:57pm on September 19, 2020

    The health condition of attorney general Mahbubey Alam, who tested for coronavirus positive 17 days ago, was stable and he was kept in observation in...