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Funeral to be held as per rituals in case of COVID-19 death

Dhaka  – If anyone dies of coronavirus (COVID-19), he or she can be buried or cremated following all the respective rituals, Health and Family Welfare Minister Zahid Maleque said on Friday. “As per the updated ‘Infection Prevention and Control for dead body management in the context of COVID-19: Interim guidance’ by World Health Organisation (WHO), a person who died of ... Read More »

Global Covid -19 death toll climbs to 11,398

The coronavirus pandemic has taken a devastating turn as it claimed the lives of 11,398 people worldwide as of Saturday. It has so far infected 275,871 people around the world, according to worldometer. Of them, 172,561 are currently being treated with 7,765 being in serious or critical condition. So far, 103,310 cases had outcomes and of them, 91,912 (89 percent) ... Read More »

Two killed in Noakhali, Cumilla road accidents

Two persons including a college student were killed in separate road accidents in Noakhali and Cumilla districts today. In Noakhali, college student Naeem, 18, son of M Manik of Iarpur village in Senbag upazila, died on the spot as a BRTC bus hit his motorbike near Choudhury Filling station in Tin Pukuria area of the upazila at around 9am, said ... Read More »