Moudud Ahmmed Sujan | The Daily Star
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  • Health ministry

    Health Secy Transfer: Internal feud in ministry key reason

    A picture of infighting within the health ministry has been emerging after the government removed health service division secretary Md Asadul Islam on Thursday, amidst widespread criticism of the health sector’s failure to play a robust role in tackling the coronavirus outbreak.
  • Undetected cases on the rise

    Officials reported 2,423 new cases of coronavirus yesterday, while experts said the actual number of people getting infected was much higher.
  • Cases may double by month-end

    While the country’s healthcare system remains under severe strain following record surge in coronavirus infections almost every day, a team of researchers warn that the total number of confirmed cases could double by the end of this month.
  • Highest 19 deaths reported in a day

    The number of fatalities and infections due to novel coronavirus is increasing alarmingly in Bangladesh with the country recording 19 deaths and 1,162 new cases in 24 hours -- the highest single-day spike.
  • Test rate still very low

    The country reported a record single-day surge of detected coronavirus cases -- 1,034 -- as the tally crossed the 15,000 mark, while 11 new deaths took the death toll to 239.