As Covid-19 an infection has surged, the federal government has closed all faculties and faculties throughout the nation for 2 weeks with a view to taming the lethal coronavirus.
Whereas addressing a press convention on the Directorate Normal of Well being Service (DGHS) in capital on Friday, Well being Minister Zahid Maleque stated, “We determined to close down all faculties, faculties and universities for subsequent two weeks from January 21 to February 6 after dialogue with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina because the unfold of coronavirus has elevated sharply.”
“After monitoring total state of affairs of coronavirus until subsequent two weeks, we are going to take determination about re-opening of academic establishments,” he continued.A complete of 11,343 new Covid-19 instances, highest depend in 24 weeks, and 12 extra fatalities had been logged within the nation in 24 hours until 8am on Friday, in response to the Directorate Normal of Well being Companies (DGHS).The day by day positivity fee has now stood at 28.49 % in response to common bulletin issued by the Directorate Normal of Well being Companies.The caseload has now stood at 16,64,616 and demise toll has surged to 28,192, the DGHS additional stated.
As many as 40,134 samples had been examined throughout the nation within the final 24 hours. The mortality fee towards the overall variety of instances detected presently stands at 1.72 %.A complete of 62 Omicron instances had been reported in Bangladesh as of Thursday morning, in response to the info launched from Germany within the International Initiative on Sharing All Influenza Knowledge (GISAID), a global database group for the virus.