Bangladesh-India Border: There is a huge jump in the cases of corona virus in Bangladesh, due to which it has once again implemented a strict lockdown.
Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina (Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina)
Bangladesh Lockdown Update: Bangladesh on Monday decided to keep the borders with India closed for another 14 days in view of the rapid increase in the cases of COVID-19. Bangladesh closed its borders with India for two weeks for the first time on 26 April to prevent the spread of COVID-19 (Bangladesh Coronavirus Cases). The government has extended it many times. According to the news of Dhaka Tribune newspaper, amidst the deteriorating situation of COVID-19 in Bangladesh, the borders with India have been closed for another 14 days i.e. till 14 July.
According to this newspaper, Mashfi Binte Shams, Secretary (East) of the Ministry of External Affairs said, “The rest of the situation will remain the same.” According to the newspaper, this decision was taken in an inter-ministerial digital meeting chaired by Foreign Secretary Masood bin Momin (Bangladesh Coronavirus Lockdown News). Although the borders are closed, but goods vehicles will be allowed to move. According to the newspaper, Bangladeshi nationals going to India for treatment on visas of less than 15 days can enter Bangladesh from the Benapole, Akhaura and Burimari borders only with necessary permission from Bangladesh missions in New Delhi, Kolkata and Agartala.
negative report of corona mandatory
For this, PCR COVID-19 negative report will be mandatory and this test should be done within 72 hours. Meanwhile, Bangladesh has reported the highest number of 8364 new cases of COVID-19 on Monday and the total number of infected has reached 896,770. During this, 14,276 people have died due to this disease due to loss of life of 104 patients (Bangladesh Coronavirus Total Cases). Implementing strict lockdown, the government has ordered the closure of private offices as well. It is forbidden to operate any vehicle other than emergency and medical service here.
refusal to leave home
Along with this, people have been asked not to come out of their homes unnecessarily. But this rule is not for those working in media organizations (Bangladesh Lockdown News Today). It is being said in the reports that the situation will worsen further in the coming days. Earlier on Sunday alone, 119 people died due to corona virus in the country. This is the highest number of deaths in a single day since the first case of corona, which surfaced in March last year. With this, the infection rate has also gone up to 21 percent. In many districts, complete lockdown has been implemented for the last 10 days.
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