Amid rising circumstances of COVID-19 within the nation, Bangladesh authorities has determined to impose a week-long nationwide lockdown, ranging from Monday, April 5.
Road Transport Minister and Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader whereas addressing an everyday briefing from his official residence on Saturday morning reportedly mentioned that the federal government is all set to announce a national week-long lockdown.
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Bangladesh authorities has determined to implement a seven-day lockdown from April fifth as coronavirus circumstances and deaths are surging throughout the nation: Bangladesh media#COVID19
— ANI (@ANI) April 3, 2021
State Minister for Public Administration Farhad Hossain confirmed the information saying, “Every workplace and courtroom can be closed throughout this lockdown however industries and mills will proceed their operation on rotation.”
As per the rules, the order doesn’t apply to utility and emergency companies. Factories will stay open and staff can work shifts by following hygiene guidelines.
The resolution has been taken on the time when the nation reported 6,830 new circumstances of the coronavirus on Friday, which is the very best rely in a day, taking the tally of infections to 624,594. According to knowledge launched by the federal government, there have been 50 new deaths yesterday, pushing the tally to 9,155.
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Last month, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi throughout his two-day go to to Dhala, gifted 1.2 million doses of domestically produced Covid-19 vaccine to Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina as part of its vaccine diplomacy programme. He additionally handed over a representational key of 109 life-saving ambulances to Bangladesh to battle in opposition to the lethal COVID-19.