Lockdown in Bangladesh: Corona cases are increasing in Bangladesh due to delta variant. In view of this, the government has announced a nationwide lockdown.
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To prevent the spread of COVID-19 infection in Bangladesh on Friday, a nationwide lockdown was announced until further notice. 108 more patients died of coronavirus infection in the country, which is the second highest number of dead in a day since the start of the pandemic. The delta variant of Coronavirus is behind the increase in corona cases in Bangladesh.
Health officials said that the dangerous delta variant of the coronavirus has spread in the capital Dhaka, which has increased the pressure on health facilities in the country’s capital. An official order said, except for emergency services, all government and private offices will remain closed. No one will be allowed to leave the house without urgent reasons. It states that only emergency vehicles will be allowed to operate during the lockdown.
This time the lockdown will be more strict
The Ministry of Public Administration had said that they are awaiting the government’s decision to implement the two-week nationwide bandh in line with the opinion of the National Technical Advisory Committee (NTAC) on COVID-19. A few hours after this statement, the report of health officials has come out. Minister of State for Public Administration Farhad Hussain told reporters, “We are ready to do lockdown at any time. It will be harsher than last year.
Difficult to control situation without lockdown
The NTAC said that they had recommended a strict nationwide lockdown, as their experts were convinced that the worsening situation could not be controlled without a nationwide lockdown. Health officials said that the delta variant of the corona virus has spread in Dhaka, increasing pressure on health facilities here. Cases of delta variants have also been reported in the northern and south-western regions bordering India.
The number of infected in the country is more than eight lakh
Authorities last week ordered a lockdown in seven central districts around Dhaka in an attempt to isolate the capital from the rest of the country to prevent community transmission in the wake of rising infections in border areas. According to the data of the Ministry of Health, the number of deaths due to COVID-19 has reached 13,976. At the same time, after the arrival of 5,869 new cases of infection in the last 24 hours, the total number of cases has increased to 8,78,804. On April 19 this year, the maximum number of 112 people died due to this epidemic in the country.
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