Tuesday, April 13 2021

April 3, 2021

Dhaka announces countrywide lockdown from Monday

Bangladesh has announced countrywide lockdown from Monday due to corona infection and death over the last several days.Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader urged people to properly follow health guidelines to protect themselves from Covid-19. He said people must wear face masks and follow health guidelines amid a surge in coronavirus cases and deaths. About 6900 people were found corona positive in the country on friday which is the highest number since March last year when the first Corona case was detected in the country. Minister said Industries will remain open and employees will have to work in shifts, following health guidelines.