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Bangladesh
  • Infection:1,72,134
  • Recovery:80,838
  • Death:2,197

Source: IEDCR

World
  • Infection:11,921,616
  • Recovery:6,506,408
  • Death:546,318

Source: Johns Hopkins University

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In a time of plague, shunning a face mask is like driving drunk, putting everyone in your path in danger

People wearing face masks walk inside Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, on its re-opening day for domestic flight operations, following the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Abuja, Nigeria Jul 8, 2020. REUTERS

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Global leaders call for a comprehensive approach to counter the pandemic’s impact

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Larger cosmetic brands like Johnson & Johnson, L’Oreal and Maybelline do not consider inclusivity in their beauty products

Bunks in an unused communal bedroom at the Madhouse hostel in Prague, Czech Republic, July 1, 2020. European hostels, built on the idea of community and sharing, confront new challenges as they reopen amidst the coronavirus pandemic. (Pavel Horejsi/The New York Times)

Hostels try to adapt
for COVID-19 era

Hostels are built on the idea of community and sharing, can they survive in a time of social distancing?

Actor Johnny Depp arrives at the High Court in London, Britain, Jul 8, 2020. REUTERS

Actor Depp appears in UK court

He rejects ex-wife Amber Heard’s abuse claims

Students and pedestrians walk through the Yard at Harvard University, after the school asked its students not to return to campus after Spring Break and said it would move to virtual instruction for graduate and undergraduate classes, in Cambridge, Massachusetts, US, March 10, 2020. Reuters

Harvard, MIT seek halt to
foreign student visa rule

They sue the Trump administration over a new rule that would bar foreign students from remaining in the US

Rebecca Trimble, with her boys Elliot, 5, and Jay, 4, helps the youngest get ready to brush his teeth, in Bethel, Alaska, March 8, 2020. (Ash Adams/The New York Times)

Adopted at birth,
deportable at 30

She grew up thinking she was American. When she realised that she wasn't, her quest to fix the problem put her at risk of deportation

Rev. Alison Buttrick Patton leads an online Fellowship hour with parishioners using the Zoom videoconferencing app, from her office at Saugatuck Congregational Church in Westport, Conn., March 22, 2020. (Dave Sanders/The New York Times)

Woman is fired ‘because
children disrupted work’

A California woman has sued her former employer, saying that she was fired because her young children were making noise during business calls while she was working from home because of the coronavirus pandemic.

US President Donald Trump hosts an event on reopening schools amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic in the East Room at the White House in Washington, US, July 7, 2020. REUTERS

Why Mary Trump wrote a tell-all memoir

Trump’s niece was a family outcast. Her new book casts a cold light on the relatives she describes as dysfunctional

  • A volunteer urging residents not to crowd by using a loudhailer at an end of Chandicharan Bose Street, the only point for entry into or exit from several coronavirus hotspots locked down in Dhaka's Wari. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A volunteer urging residents not to crowd by using a loudhailer at an end of Chandicharan Bose Street, the only point for entry into or exit from several coronavirus hotspots locked down in Dhaka's Wari. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • The RAB sealed off a branch of Regent Hospital in Dhaka's Mirpur on Wednesday after shutting down another branch and the headquarters of the hospital in Uttara on charges of issuing fake COVID-19 test reports to thousands of patients.

    The RAB sealed off a branch of Regent Hospital in Dhaka's Mirpur on Wednesday after shutting down another branch and the headquarters of the hospital in Uttara on charges of issuing fake COVID-19 test reports to thousands of patients.

  • Workers of a garments factory walk to work wearing masks in Dhaka's Gabtoli on Wednesday as the industry resumes operations in full swing amid the coronavirus epidemic. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Workers of a garments factory walk to work wearing masks in Dhaka's Gabtoli on Wednesday as the industry resumes operations in full swing amid the coronavirus epidemic. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Workers of a garments factory walk to work wearing masks in Dhaka's Gabtoli on Wednesday as the industry resumes operations in full swing amid the coronavirus epidemic. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Workers of a garments factory walk to work wearing masks in Dhaka's Gabtoli on Wednesday as the industry resumes operations in full swing amid the coronavirus epidemic. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Heavy trafffic clogs a road in Dhaka's Shyamoli on Wednesday. While the roads of the capital were mostly empty during the lockdown over the coronavirus, the familiar sight of traffic jams has now returned after the restrictions were lifted. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Heavy trafffic clogs a road in Dhaka's Shyamoli on Wednesday. While the roads of the capital were mostly empty during the lockdown over the coronavirus, the familiar sight of traffic jams has now returned after the restrictions were lifted. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Heavy trafffic clogs a road in Dhaka's Shyamoli on Wednesday. While the roads of the capital were mostly empty during the lockdown over the coronavirus, the familiar sight of traffic jams has now returned after the restrictions were lifted. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Heavy trafffic clogs a road in Dhaka's Shyamoli on Wednesday. While the roads of the capital were mostly empty during the lockdown over the coronavirus, the familiar sight of traffic jams has now returned after the restrictions were lifted. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • The banner to sensitise the public about hand-washing amid the coronavirus outbreak at a place in Khilkhet stands alone while the arrangements for hand-washing have vanished in three months. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    The banner to sensitise the public about hand-washing amid the coronavirus outbreak at a place in Khilkhet stands alone while the arrangements for hand-washing have vanished in three months. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A basin set up by Dhaka North City Corporation for hand-washing at Rajlaxmi in Uttara amid a coronavirus outbreak is still there but without water or soap. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A basin set up by Dhaka North City Corporation for hand-washing at Rajlaxmi in Uttara amid a coronavirus outbreak is still there but without water or soap. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • The hand-washing arrangements made by the DNCC at its market in Gulshan three months ago amid the coronavirus outbreak have vanished. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    The hand-washing arrangements made by the DNCC at its market in Gulshan three months ago amid the coronavirus outbreak have vanished. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Filthy water and waste materials lie on basins without taps or soaps three months after Dhaka North City Corporation made the arrangements for hand-washing. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Filthy water and waste materials lie on basins without taps or soaps three months after Dhaka North City Corporation made the arrangements for hand-washing. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Thousands cross the Buriganga river in Dhaka by small boats sneaking through speeding launches daily despite risks of deadly capsizes as the authorities pay no attention to the passenger safety. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Thousands cross the Buriganga river in Dhaka by small boats sneaking through speeding launches daily despite risks of deadly capsizes as the authorities pay no attention to the passenger safety. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A large and a small boat come dangerously close to each other while crossing the Buriganga river, as reckless boatmen speed up risking lives of all on board the vessels. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A large and a small boat come dangerously close to each other while crossing the Buriganga river, as reckless boatmen speed up risking lives of all on board the vessels. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • People crossing the Buriganga river in Dhaka by a trawler without maintaining physical distance amid a coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    People crossing the Buriganga river in Dhaka by a trawler without maintaining physical distance amid a coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A family moving house in Dhaka’s Tejgaon with their belongings on a pickup as unemployment and shrinking income amidst the coronavirus crisis have forced many to leave the city or relocate to homes with lower rents. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A family moving house in Dhaka’s Tejgaon with their belongings on a pickup as unemployment and shrinking income amidst the coronavirus crisis have forced many to leave the city or relocate to homes with lower rents. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Shoppers check on cloths on pavements at Rajlaxmi in Dhaka’s Uttara without caring about physical distancing rules amid the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Shoppers check on cloths on pavements at Rajlaxmi in Dhaka’s Uttara without caring about physical distancing rules amid the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A family browsing shops on pavements at Rajlaxmi in Dhaka’s Uttara amid the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A family browsing shops on pavements at Rajlaxmi in Dhaka’s Uttara amid the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • People eating food from a vendor in Dhaka’s Uttara without following hygiene rules amid the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    People eating food from a vendor in Dhaka’s Uttara without following hygiene rules amid the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

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