In the last 24 hours, 2,835 cases of COVID-19 have been infected in Bangladesh, and 42 people died. With this, the number of deaths due to COVID-19 in Bangladesh stood at 930. The total number of identified patients in the country is 68,504. The rate of infection is not falling below 21 percent in proportion to the sample test.
On March 8, the first day of coronavirus infection in Bangladesh, three people were infected. In the next few days, the number of victims was two. Then on April 8, 54 patients were found, and the next day, on April 9, it exceeded 100. Later, with the increase in the number of laboratories, i.e. the rate of sample testing, the number of detectives also went up.
On the third day of Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s visit to Delhi Sunday, Hasina inaugurated a drinking water project which will be supplied to Sabruma town in Tripura from Feni river water. However, the issues that many have been pressing in Bangladesh— such as India’s greater support for the Teesta river water sharing or Rohingya repatriation— have not seen signs of significant progress.
India and Bangladesh signed a series of memorandums of understanding Saturday, one of which will jointly launch a ‘coastal surveillance’ system. Although no details have been provided by the two countries, it is initially known that India will help establish a modern radar system in the coastal areas of Bangladesh according to this agreement. The move is also said to ensure maritime security in the Bay of Bengal.
Whenever a Bangladeshi hears the name of the Central Intelligence Agency, America’s spy outfit, the one thing that pops up in his mind is the assassination of Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, founder of Bangladesh. When a group of military officers killed the nation’s founding leader, Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, many Bengalis—as well as foreigners—blamed the United States. Mujib’s daughter, Sheikh Hasina, now prime minister of Bangladesh, decades later still believes that America was behind her father’s assassination.