Bangladesh builds mega field hospital as virus outbreak worsens

DHAKA (AFP) – Bangladesh has prepared a huge field hospital in three weeks to treat coronavirus patients in an attempt to fight the intensifying outbreak in the country. The South Asian nation has reported nearly 18,000 infections and 269 deaths from COVID-19 despite a countrywide lockdown, but critics say the numbers are far lower than the true virus figures because of insufficient testing. More details in Friday’s Borneo Bulletin