Total lockdown imposed until August 5 throughout Bangladesh

Amid rising COVID-19 cases, India’s neighbour Bangladesh has determined to impose a stricter lockdown throughout the nation for 14-days starting tomorrow i.e. July 23.  The lockdown will stay in place until August 5.

During the restrictions, all workplaces, industries, garment factories will stay closed. 

The Police, Border Guard Bangladesh and the Army will hold a strict vigil on the roads to make sure strict compliance with the lockdown.

On Wednesday, the nation reported 7,614 new COVID-19 cases and 173 extra deaths, taking the tally to 11,36,503 and the loss of life toll at 18,498, the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) mentioned.

The official knowledge confirmed that 24,979 extra samples have been examined throughout Bangladesh as of Wednesday morning.

The complete variety of recovered sufferers within the nation stood at 961,044 together with 9,704 new recoveries Wednesday, mentioned the DGHS. According to the official knowledge, the COVID-19 fatality charge in Bangladesh is now 1.63 p.c and the present restoration charge is 84.56 p.c.

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