Dhaka, Mar 12 : A recent upward trend in daily coronavirus infection rate could force the government to keep educational institutions shut longer than expected. “If the upward trend continues, the government will reconsider [changing] the reopening date based on…
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday directed the Education Ministry to review the situation before reopening educational institutions as those remained shut for the last one year due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Rajshahi University students staged demonstrations for the 2nd consecutive day on Sunday and give a 24-hour ultimatum to the authorities concerned for reopening of all the dormitories of the university.
Jahangirnagar University students on Saturday unlocked the main gate of a dormitory as the authorities ‘did not take’ any step to fulfill their 3-point demand, including hall reopening.
The number of schoolchildren affected by COVID-19-related school closures soared by 38 per cent in November, placing significant strain on the learning progress and well-being of an additional 90 million students globally, UNICEF says on Tuesday.
Hit hard by coronavirus fallouts, tourism-based businesses in the Sundarbans are eagerly waiting for reopening of tourism in the world’s largest mangrove forest for their survival as they suffered huge losses over the past five months.
Disneyland in California on Wednesday delayed its planned reopening as coronavirus cases climb in the US state.
BNP on Friday strongly opposed the government’s move to reopen the offices and resume public transport services, saying it will put the nation into a risk of serious outbreak of the coronavirus.
The local administration announced closure of all the shopping malls in Thakurgaon again from Monday after reopening on May 10 as shoppers and shopkeepers failed to maintain social distancing rules .
China’s top decision-making body has given the green light for cinemas, entertainment venues and sports facilities nationwide to reopen after several months of closures.
BNP on Tuesday opposed the decision of reopening shops and shopping malls, saying the government is pushing the country towards a serious danger with its failure to enforce social distancing rules.
DU Correspondent The Dhaka University (DU) authorities have decided to allow only the regular students to stay at its dormitories after reopening the university.