Pupils apply hand sanitiser while attending a class in Dhaka on Sunday as schools in Bangladesh reopened after nearly one and a half years of closure. Photo: Reuters Pupils apply hand sanitiser while attending a class in Dhaka on Sunday as schools in Bangladesh reopened after nearly one and a half years of closure. Photo: Reuters
Pupils apply hand sanitiser while attending a class in Dhaka on Sunday as schools in Bangladesh reopened after nearly one and a half years of closure. Photo: Reuters

Coronavirus: Bangladesh reopens schools; Japan passes 50 per cent vaccination rate

  • All educational institutes in Bangladesh had been closed since March 2020, two weeks after the first Covid-19 cases emerged in the South Asian country
  • Elsewhere, Australia has bought an additional 1 million doses of Moderna’s Covid-19 vaccine from the European Union, and Tokyo mulls easing limits

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Pupils apply hand sanitiser while attending a class in Dhaka on Sunday as schools in Bangladesh reopened after nearly one and a half years of closure. Photo: Reuters Pupils apply hand sanitiser while attending a class in Dhaka on Sunday as schools in Bangladesh reopened after nearly one and a half years of closure. Photo: Reuters
Pupils apply hand sanitiser while attending a class in Dhaka on Sunday as schools in Bangladesh reopened after nearly one and a half years of closure. Photo: Reuters
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