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Bangladesh
  • Infection: 57,563
  • Recovery: 12,161
  • Death: 781

Source: IEDCR

World
  • Infection:6,514,359
  • Recovery:2,817,873
  • Death:386,289

Source: Johns Hopkins University

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People hanging out at Hatirjheel in Dhaka risking coronavirus infection as make a mockery of physical distancing guidance after the end of government-enforced lockdown. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi
Call for strict lockdown

There will be bigger toll on economy and people if the outbreak spirals out of control, researchers and businesses say

Bangladesh at work

Some of the job losses will be more permanent after the pandemic, writes Imran Ahmed and Syed Mafiz Kamal

A ricksha puller wears a face shield while carrying passengers amid the coronavirus disease outbreak in Dhaka on Jun 1. REUTERS

Leaving lockdown is a balance of life and livelihood: WHO

Amid easing coronavirus restrictions, Dr Bardan Jung Rana, WHO’s representative to Bangladesh, stresses individual, community and national responsibility in an exclusive interview with bdnews24.com

Caption 01: Swiss artists Frank and Patrik Riklin pose in the bedroom of their Zero-Real-Estate land art installation, as the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues, on an alp in front of the Churfirsten mountain range and Lake Walen near Walenstadt, Switzerland May 29, 2020. REUTERS

Outdoor hotel 'rooms' give new meaning to light and airy

Two Swiss artists are offering seven open-air rooms this summer across a ‘performance space' encompassing Switzerland and Liechtenstein

Maryland election judge Cassandra Campbell watches a voter places their ballot in a curbside ballot drop box to prevent the spread of the coronavirus disease during the Maryland US presidential primary election as other voters stand in a long line waiting to cast their votes in College Park, Maryland, on June 2. REUTERS

Historic wins for women of colour

Black and Hispanic women won elections in multiple states Tuesday while Rep. Steve King, a nine-term congressman with a long history of racist remarks, was ousted in a Republican primary in Iowa

Migrants from Africa, Cuba and Haiti, who are stranded in Honduras after borders were closed due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, sit on a road as police officers look on while trekking northward in an attempt to reach the US, in Choluteca, Honduras Jun 2, 2020. REUTERS

Pandemic sparks debate on data sharing

It has rekindled a debate on whether countries are obliged to share biological samples and scientific data that are key to developing life-saving treatments and vaccines

Argentine film director Armando Bo poses for a portrait during an interview with Reuters, in Buenos Aires, Argentina June 3, 2020. REUTERS

New Amazon series brings FIFA scandal to television

‘El Presidente’ casts a satirical look at S American football’s dirty dealings through the eyes of deceased former Argentine football boss Grondona

Amazon in talks to buy
$2bn stake in Bharti Airtel

The planned investment, if completed, will mean Amazon acquiring a roughly 5% stake based on the current market value of Bharti

Anti-government demonstrators scuffle with riot police during a lunch time protest as a second reading of a controversial national anthem law takes place in Hong Kong, China May 27, 2020. REUTERS

Workers fearful of virus are getting fired

Thousands who refuse to return to work are losing their unemployment benefits too in US

Newly dug graves are seen at Sao Luiz cemetery where the administration says they recently dug 3.000 new graves amid the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Sao Paulo, Brazil, June 4, 2020. REUTERS

Where the virus is growing most

Countries with ‘illiberal populist’ leaders

  • Jubo League activists distributing aid among more than 500 people with hearing disability without maintaining social distancing rules at Mirpur’s Pallabi in Dhaka on Thursday amid the crisis triggered by the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Jubo League activists distributing aid among more than 500 people with hearing disability without maintaining social distancing rules at Mirpur’s Pallabi in Dhaka on Thursday amid the crisis triggered by the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Jubo League activists distributing aid among more than 500 people with hearing disability without maintaining social distancing rules at Mirpur’s Pallabi in Dhaka on Thursday amid the crisis triggered by the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Jubo League activists distributing aid among more than 500 people with hearing disability without maintaining social distancing rules at Mirpur’s Pallabi in Dhaka on Thursday amid the crisis triggered by the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Jubo League activists distributing aid among more than 500 people with hearing disability without maintaining social distancing rules at Mirpur’s Pallabi in Dhaka on Thursday amid the crisis triggered by the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Jubo League activists distributing aid among more than 500 people with hearing disability without maintaining social distancing rules at Mirpur’s Pallabi in Dhaka on Thursday amid the crisis triggered by the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A child sleeps within a mosquito net on a walkway in Dhaka's Kamalapur. As the coronavirus pandemic wears on, fears of another mosquito menace are also growing. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A child sleeps within a mosquito net on a walkway in Dhaka's Kamalapur. As the coronavirus pandemic wears on, fears of another mosquito menace are also growing. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A child sleeps within a mosquito net on a walkway in Dhaka's Kamalapur. As the coronavirus pandemic wears on, fears of another mosquito menace are also growing. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A child sleeps within a mosquito net on a walkway in Dhaka's Kamalapur. As the coronavirus pandemic wears on, fears of another mosquito menace are also growing. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Afternoon rains on Wednesday brought respite from scorching heat to the residents of Dhaka, but also trouble to those who had to travel through waterlogged Green Road. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Afternoon rains on Wednesday brought respite from scorching heat to the residents of Dhaka, but also trouble to those who had to travel through waterlogged Green Road. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Afternoon rains on Wednesday brought respite from scorching heat to the residents of Dhaka, but also trouble to those who had to travel through waterlogged Green Road. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Afternoon rains on Wednesday brought respite from scorching heat to the residents of Dhaka, but also trouble to those who had to travel through waterlogged Green Road. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Afternoon rains on Wednesday brought respite from scorching heat to the residents of Dhaka, but also trouble to those who had to travel through waterlogged Green Road. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Afternoon rains on Wednesday brought respite from scorching heat to the residents of Dhaka, but also trouble to those who had to travel through waterlogged Green Road. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Afternoon rains on Wednesday brought respite from scorching heat to the residents of Dhaka, but also trouble to those who had to travel through waterlogged Green Road. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Afternoon rains on Wednesday brought respite from scorching heat to the residents of Dhaka, but also trouble to those who had to travel through waterlogged Green Road. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • The driver and his helper pushing a small passenger carrier through water on Green Road in Dhaka after rains on Wednesday afternoon. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    The driver and his helper pushing a small passenger carrier through water on Green Road in Dhaka after rains on Wednesday afternoon. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • People hanging out at Hatirjheel in Dhaka risking coronavirus infection as make a mockery of physical distancing guidance after the end of government-enforced lockdown. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    People hanging out at Hatirjheel in Dhaka risking coronavirus infection as make a mockery of physical distancing guidance after the end of government-enforced lockdown. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • People hanging out at Hatirjheel in Dhaka risking coronavirus infection as make a mockery of physical distancing guidance after the end of government-enforced lockdown. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    People hanging out at Hatirjheel in Dhaka risking coronavirus infection as make a mockery of physical distancing guidance after the end of government-enforced lockdown. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Mosquitos are bred in stagnant water in Dhaka’s Khilgaon, raising fears of dengue fever on top of the coronavirus devastation.

    Mosquitos are bred in stagnant water in Dhaka’s Khilgaon, raising fears of dengue fever on top of the coronavirus devastation.

  • Mosquitos are bred in stagnant water in Dhaka’s Khilgaon, raising fears of dengue fever on top of the coronavirus devastation.

    Mosquitos are bred in stagnant water in Dhaka’s Khilgaon, raising fears of dengue fever on top of the coronavirus devastation.

  • A civic worker spraying mosquito repellants at Bagicha in Dhaka’s Khilgaon as the level of mosquito infestation has increased in the capital, raising fears of dengue, chikungunya and other diseases.

    A civic worker spraying mosquito repellants at Bagicha in Dhaka’s Khilgaon as the level of mosquito infestation has increased in the capital, raising fears of dengue, chikungunya and other diseases.

  • A civic worker spraying mosquito repellants at Bagicha in Dhaka’s Khilgaon as the level of mosquito infestation has increased in the capital, raising fears of dengue, chikungunya and other diseases.

    A civic worker spraying mosquito repellants at Bagicha in Dhaka’s Khilgaon as the level of mosquito infestation has increased in the capital, raising fears of dengue, chikungunya and other diseases.

  • Government employees sit next to each other on a bus despite orders to maintain physical distancing during travel. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Government employees sit next to each other on a bus despite orders to maintain physical distancing during travel. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Employees of Bangladesh Rural Development Board keep no health safety distance despite coronavirus infection risks as they travel by bus in Dhaka. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Employees of Bangladesh Rural Development Board keep no health safety distance despite coronavirus infection risks as they travel by bus in Dhaka. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Police seized the licence of the driver of a bus carrying government staff at Bijoy Sarani in Dhaka as it had all its seats filled even though the government limited the number of passeengers at not more than half the capacity of public transports. The driver and the bus were let go later. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Police seized the licence of the driver of a bus carrying government staff at Bijoy Sarani in Dhaka as it had all its seats filled even though the government limited the number of passeengers at not more than half the capacity of public transports. The driver and the bus were let go later. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Employees of Bangladesh Rural Development Board keep no social distance despite coronavirus infection risks as they travel by bus in Dhaka. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Employees of Bangladesh Rural Development Board keep no social distance despite coronavirus infection risks as they travel by bus in Dhaka. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

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Biman for hire

A five-hour trip will cost between Tk 300,000 and Tk 500,000

Defying a ban, people gathered in Hong Kong's Victoria Park and other locations on Thursday, Jun 4, 2020, to observe the annual vigil for victims of the Tiananmen killings. The New York Times

Thousands defy Beijing
for Tiananmen vigil in HK

Residents across the city gathered to commemorate the victims of China’s 1989 crackdown

Argentine film director Armando Bo poses for a portrait during an interview with Reuters, in Buenos Aires, Argentina June 3, 2020. REUTERS

New Amazon series brings FIFA scandal to television

‘El Presidente’ casts a satirical look at S American football’s dirty dealings through the eyes of deceased former Argentine football boss Grondona