Coronavirus infections are on the wane in the country, as are the death numbers.
Four women from Mymensingh have come forward to perform the funeral rites for female Covid-19 deceased -- an altruistic work beyond social stigma and health risk, a work where only male volunteers used to come forward during these distressing times.
Countrywide oxygen demand has increased 4 to 5 times, and still the health ministry is claiming that Bangladesh is not at risk of oxygen shortage. On the other hand, the director general of the health directorate made promises of importing oxygen from India.
Indian Foreign Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar said today that the government would have greater clarity on the export of Covid-19 vaccines from the country within the next few weeks.
Although coronavirus cases have been reported in all areas of Sylhet division in the last five months, no Covid-19 patients have been found in the 90 small indigenous villages. The 40,000 people in these remote areas at the forefront of complying with hygiene regulations to prevent infection. Watch the video to know more.
Nafisa Anjum Khan, in a CNG autorickshaw loaded with various foodstuffs and daily essentials, goes about the city looking for those who don’t have food at home.
During the Covid-19 crisis, many of the small traders of Dhaka’s Dwipnagar slum lost their livelihoods. Switch Bangladesh Foundation came forward to help the unfortunate and give them a chance to get back in business. To know more watch Star Live’s video.
Councillor Khorshed came forward at a time when the closest people of those dead with Covid-19 or with symptoms would not carry on with the funeral proceedings.