Infection for a week downward: Department of Health

Infection for a week downward: Department of Health

The country has been witnessing a downward trend of corona infection for a week, said the director of the Department of Health (disease control) Professor. Nazmul Islam.

Nazmul Islam said this in the virtual health bulletin of the health department on Sunday. He said the number of coveted dedicated beds in the capital is very empty. However, even after all this, there is no chance of complacency.

Nazmul Islam said there are 5,235 dedicated dedicated beds in hospitals in the capital Dhaka. Of these, 4,204 are vacant. There are 60 ICU beds. Of these, 605 are vacant.

Nazmul Islam said that on February 8, the corona detection rate in the country was over 21 percent. By the end of the week, it had dropped to 16.5 percent.

Nazmul Islam said that the first dose of different types of vaccines reached 100 million milestones in the country on Saturday. 6 crore 61 lakh people have been vaccinated with the second dose. More than 1 crore 81 lakh people have been vaccinated from community clinics.

Nazmul Islam said that Amicron is occupying the corona delta type of place.

In the light of the data, Nazmul Islam said that in January, 80 percent of the people affected by corona in the country found amicron type.

The director of the health department hopes that the educational institution will be opened by the end of this month.

Nazmul Islam said that vaccination of floating people has started in Dhaka metropolis. It will be spread across the country in phases. Vaccinating them is challenging. Because, they do not live in one place.

Amar Ekushey Book Fair is starting on 15th February. Nazmul Islam advised everyone involved in the book fair to get vaccinated. He requested to go to the book fair following the hygiene rules.

The term of the Election Commission (EC) headed by KM Nurul Huda expires on Monday. Law Minister Anisul Haque has said that the formation of the new commission will not be considered as a void in the law even if it is delayed. He said, “There can be no vacancy in the constitution or law. There is no such thing.”

Anisul Haque said this in response to a question from reporters after a program organized at a hotel in the capital on Sunday.

Asked whether the current commission will be able to carry out its duties till the new commission is formed even after the expiry of its term, the law minister said the current commission will not be able to continue its duties. Because, as specified in the constitution, they will serve for five years. After five years, there is no question that those who will take the place will be in charge until they come. At this time the administrative work of the Election Commission will continue. However, the new election commission will be able to take action on any election.