Update May 30, 2021

Dhaka 8-29 am, 06-August, 2021

Lockdown recommended for 7 bordering districts

Mirajul Moin Joy

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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