COVID-19: Bangladesh extends restriction measures till Aug 3

COVID-19: Bangladesh extends restriction measures till Aug 3

By: REDHEART | Dhaka |

Revealed: July 1, 2020 3:01:35 pm

Folks put on protecting masks as they stroll on the road amid considerations over coronavirus illness (COVID-19) in Dhaka, Bangladesh, June 25, 2020. (Reuters)

Bangladesh has prolonged restrictions imposed on public actions and motion throughout the nation till August Three to comprise the unfold of the coronavirus because the variety of constructive instances rose to 1,45,483 and the loss of life toll reached 1,847.

The federal government introduced the choice as the prevailing nationwide restriction measures expired on Tuesday night, the Day by day Star reported.

The Cupboard Division issued a notification, mentioning “the restriction will proceed from July 1 to August 3. Weekly holidays can even be below the purview of the restrictions.”

With out pressing want, mandatory buying or promoting of things together with medicines, medical companies and motion in the direction of workplaces, nobody shall be allowed to go exterior dwelling from 10:00 pm to five:00 am throughout that interval, stated the notification which comprises an 11-point directive.

A lady consults a physician earlier than swab testing at Mugda Medical Faculty and Hospital, because the coronavirus illness (COVID-19) outbreak continues, in Dhaka, Bangladesh, June 23, 2020. (Reuters)

Everybody should put on face masks, keep social distancing and well being pointers exterior dwelling, the notification stated, including that violators will face authorized actions.

Markets, outlets and buying malls have to be closed inside 7:00 pm whereas hand-washing amenities, sanitisers, car disinfecting companies have to be ensured at entries of buying malls.

Motion of auto (vans, lorries and cargo vessels) engaged in transporting commodities by highways and river routes will proceed following well being pointers issued by Well being Companies Division.

Forward of Eid-ul-Azha, association of cattle markets shall be allowed however well being pointers issued by the federal government have to be adopted strictly.

Public transport, passenger vessels, trains and airplanes might function their companies on a restricted scale with a restricted variety of passengers in authorised areas.

Nonetheless, upkeep of well being pointers, together with use of protecting masks, as introduced by the Well being Companies Division have to be ensured all instances.

No instructional establishment can be allowed to stay open through the restriction. Nonetheless, on-line programs or distance studying programs will proceed and institutes can stick with it administrative actions.

Rallies, conferences, mass gathering and any capabilities will stay suspended through the restriction whereas the individuals might supply their prayers at mosques and different locations of worship sustaining the rules issued by the non secular affairs ministry and the well being pointers.

To comprise the unfold of the lethal virus, zoning system like purple, yellow and inexperienced zones shall be carried out whereas metropolis firms shall be accountable for total implementation of the region-based restriction actions of their respective areas of jurisdiction.

The well being authorities on Tuesday reported 64 more COVID-19 deaths, the best in a single day, and three,682 new instances of an infection.

The loss of life toll has now reached 1,847 and whole instances jumped to 145,483.

The earlier highest single-day loss of life toll of 53 was reported on June 16 whereas a report 4,014 infections have been registered on Monday.

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