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244 Bangladeshis infected with Coronavirus in Singapore 

 Staff Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 09:58 PM, 9 April 2020  

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At least 244 Bangladeshis expatriates in Singapore has been infected with Coronavirus, Singapore’s Foreign Minister Vivian Balakrishnan said during a phone conversation with Bangladesh’s Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen on Thursday.

He said that a total of 1481 people in Singapore were infected with coronavirus, of them 244 are Bangladeshis. Besides, several other Bangladeshis have been kept in quarantine. Singapore is taking all kinds of measures under its supervision, including medical treatment.

It is informed at the time that all construction works in Singapore have been stopped under the ‘Circuit breaker Program’ in Singapore. However, accessory benefits including the full salary of Bangladeshi workers have been maintained. Moreover, all the workers are being provided with free food and medical facilities.

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