Bangladesh: A surge in COVID cases near India border prompts alarm

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Bangladesh: A surge in COVID cases near India border prompts alarm” – below is their description.

Bangladesh is seeing a rise in COVID test positivity rates and experts are especially worried about a surge in districts along the border with India.

The country has faced difficulties with its mass inoculation programme because of a shortage of vaccines, little more than 9 million jabs administered so far to a population of 165 million.

The government is now looking for an alternate source for vaccines.

Al Jazeera’s Tanvir Chowdhury Reports from the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka.

Al Jazeera English YouTube Channel

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