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Lockdown recommended for 7 bordering districts

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The national technical advisory committee of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) has recommended to bring seven bordering districts under lockdown amid the fresh surge in Covid-19 infections.

The districts are – Naogaon, Natore, Satkhira, Jashore, Rajshahi, Kushtia and Khulna.

A decision in this regard is likely to come today (Sunday).

A member of the committee told media that recommendation has been given at a meeting on Saturday.

He said infection rate is higher in that districts. Besides, the committee has expressed concern over the situation in Noakhali and Cox’s Bazar.

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