Coronavirus Multimedia

Coronavirus Multimedia

Will the country be hit by another wave of coronavirus?

Coronavirus infections are on the wane in the country, as are the death numbers.

Four brave women perform funeral rites of female Covid victims

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.

Is importing oxygen enough?

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 says will get clarity on export of Covid-19 vaccines in few weeks

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.

90 ethnic minority villages in Sylhet free of Coronavirus

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.

[WATCH] One woman’s initiative to feed thousands in Bangladesh

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.

Manobik Haat for the small businesses lost to Covid-19

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.

[Watch] Councillor Khorshed: a Covid-19 fighter

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.

Coronavirus claims 3 lives of doctor’s family

The continuous rise of coronavirus cases in Bangladesh has surpassed the 50,000 mark. Yet, instead of taking more cautious measures, some have begun to take a more lax attitude towards the crisis. The daily counts are not just numbers; these are real people with dreams and families.

Why won't people maintain social distance?

In many parts of the world, common people are still indifferent to social and physical distancing. At the time of the Covid-19 epidemic, in our country, people from urban and rural areas are still wandering outside, gathering at the market, in the tea shop without any kind of precaution or social distance.

CMP using drones to ensure social distancing

The Kotwali police station of Chittagong Metropolitan Police (CMP) has taken an exceptional initiative to ensure social distancing for preventing the spread of Covid-19.

Gaibandha’s first two patients’ tale of winning Covid-19 battle

Gaibandha's first two Covid-19 patients, an expatriate in the US and his mother, have recovered from the disease and returned home from the hospital recently. Taking to The Daily Star, the mother and son told their story of winning the coronavirus battle.

(WATCH) A city shut down: Dhaka before & after coronavirus

"Dhaka, one of the most densely populated cities in the world, has turned into a ghost town since the COVID-19 outbreak. The city has become almost unrecognisable with roads empty and eerily silent . For residents accustomed to dealing with hour-long traffic, what they're witnessing was unimaginable once upon a time."

How students and teachers are dealing with online classes

Schools and educational institutions were the first to be closed for coronavirus precautions. The entire academic year has been forced to deal with the rescheduling of exams, including the HSC examinations. As a result, with the state of the nation put on hold indefinitely, many schools and universities have migrated to online classes. The transition has not been without any hurdles, but students and teachers are still adapting effectively.

Our preventive measures in the time of Covid-19

The only thing we know for sure about COVID-19 is that we don’t know enough about it yet.

Coronavirus awareness: 2 Sylhet tech companies make face shields

As the demand of personal protective equipment (PPE) for doctors is rising due to the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic, Cybernetics Robo Academy in Sylhet and CRUX have made some face shields and released an easy tutorial guide for everyone.

1 more person dies of coronavirus, death toll now 5 in Bangladesh: IEDCR

One more person has died of coronavirus, taking the total death toll in the country to five, the Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research (IEDCR) said today.

Homebound rush raises fear of coronavirus spread

The government has repeatedly been asking people to stay home in a desperate attempt to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus. It also announced closure of all public and private offices to make people stay indoors.

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