- Aug 12, 2020
Last week three bishops from Bolivia, Brazil and Bangladesh were among the latest casualties of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.
A leading Bangladeshi archbishop died just weeks after apparently recovering from COVID-19, the illness caused by the new coronavirus.
Flimsy shelters and inadequate space in Bangladeshi refugee camps amid the COVID-19 pandemic have compounded the sufferings of the already beleaguered Rohingya community, a representative of Caritas said.
Archbishop Moses Costa of Chittagong has tested positive for COVID-19 and is in critical condition in a private hospital in Dhaka
The COVID-19 pandemic might have hit South Asia a little late, but the damage has already been done.
Days after the first confirmed COVID-19 coronavirus death of a Rohingya refugee in Bangladesh, officials fear the disease could decimate the refugee camps in the country.