Wednesday, August 4, 2021

Rise in COVID-19 infection: Bangladesh govt announces to impose strict lockdown from Monday

PicsResponding to the sharp rise in COVID 19 infection in the country, the Bangladesh government has announced that a strict lockdown will be imposed in the country from Monday. All government and private offices will remain closed during the lockdown. No vehicles will be allowed to operate except for emergency and medical services. Movement of people out of their home without urgent reason will be restricted but it will not be applicable for people working in media organisations.

The detailed circular will be issued by the cabinet division today. Bangladesh has been witnessing a sharp rise in COVID cases in recent weeks. Yesterday, the country reported 108 COVID 19 deaths which is the second highest number of deaths in a single day since the virus was first detected in March last year.

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