PM mourns death of ex- SCC mayor Kamran

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday expressed deep shock and sorrow at the death of Awami League Central Executive Committee member and former mayor of Sylhet City Corporation Badar Uddin Ahmed Kamran.

 

In a condolence message, she said that Kamran will remain alive in the heart of mass people through his works.

 

The Prime Minister prayed for eternal peace of the departed soul and conveyed profound sympathy to the bereaved family.

 

Source: United news of bangladesh

 

Coronavirus: Global cases near 8 million

 

The number of globally confirmed coronavirus cases reached 7,893,700 as of Monday morning, according to figures compiled by the U.S.-based Johns Hopkins University.

 

Besides, 432,922 deaths recorded across the globe since the virus emerged in China late last year.

 

More than 3.7 million recoveries were also reported.

 

The worst-hit U.S. has recorded over 2 million confirmed cases, with115,732 deaths and Brazil has reported 867,624 confirmed cases of novel coronavirus with 43,332 deaths.

 

Russia is now in third position with 528, 267 cases followed by India (320,922), United Kingdom (297,342) and Spain (243,928).

 

The UK has the third-highest death toll at 41,783, followed by Italy with 34,345, France 29,410 and Spain 27,136, according to Johns Hopkins University.

 

Meanwhile, Chinese health authorities said on Monday that they had received reports of 49 confirmed new COVID-19 cases in Chinese mainland on Sunday, of which 39 were local transmissions. No new deaths were reported.

 

Coronavirus cases were first reported in China December last year.

 

The World Health Organisation (WHO) declared the coronavirus crisis a pandemic on March 11.

 

Coronavirus situation in Bangladesh

 

The health authorities on Sunday confirmed the detection of the 3,141 new coronavirus patients in the span of 24 hours, raising the total number to 87,520.

 

During this period, 32 people died of coronavirus, bringing the death toll to 1,171.

 

Bangladesh reported first case on March 8 and first death on March 18.

 

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Source: United news of bangladesh

 

Former BCL leader hacked dead in Pabna

 

A former leader of Bangladesh Chhatra League was hacked to death by some miscreants in Handial Nikripara area of Chatmohor upazila on Sunday evening.

 

The deceased was identified as Habibur Rahman Habib, 21, son of Abdur Razzak of the area and former organising secretary of Handial union BCL unit. He was B.A first year student Chatmohor Government College.

 

A group of miscreants attacked Habib in front of a local school around 7:30pm and hacked him indiscriminately, leaving him critically injured, said Sajib Shahreen, assistant superintendent of Chatmohor circle police.

 

Later, he died on the way to hospital, said the ASP adding that there was an internal clash between two groups of local BCL.

 

Habib locked into an altercation with Rasel, general secretary of union BCL, over a cricket match in the afternoon, said Abdul Alim, president of union BCL unit.

 

 

Source: United News of Bangladesh