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52 areas of Capital locked down

 Staff Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 12:57 AM, 8 April 2020  

52 areas of Capital locked down

52 areas of Capital locked down

The government announced lockdown in 52 areas of the capital due to coronavirus outbreak. No one can enter or leave in these areas.

Dhaka Metropolitan Police Deputy Commissioner Masudur Rahman said this information. He said they had been locking down areas wherever coronavirus patients were being detected.

Police locked down Tolarbagh area in Mirpur after a patient had tested positive in one of the first cases of the virus in the country. Later they locked down around 200 buildings of Khawaza Dewan Lane in Old Dhaka, six areas of Mohammadpur and Adabor, the area in front of Mohammadpur Krishi Market, Tajmahal Road Minar Masjid area, Razia Sultana road, a section of Babar Road, several roads and houses of Bosila and Adabor areas. 

The law enforcement also said they locked down road No. 5 of Bashundhara Residential Area as a woman tested positive for COVID-19 there.

DMP sources said the areas locked down until yesterday are – a building in Arjat Para of Mohakhali, the area adjacent to Apollo Hospitals in Bashundhara Residential Area, an area of BUET, and sections of Dilu Road in Eskatan, sector No. 14 of Uttara, Kazipara, Central Road, Sowari Ghat, road No. 7 of Mirpur 10, sections of Ashkona, Nayatola, Senpara, Mir Hazirbagh, Nandipara Bridge, a road of Mirpur 11, Dhanmondi 6, Tolarbagh in Mirpur, DESCO Quarters in Mirpur 13, Kutubkhali in Dakkhin Jatrabari, Paschim Maniknagar, sections of Narinda, Green Life Hospital area and Islampur.

These areas will be under police surveillance for 24 hours and none will be allowed to move in or leave those areas. All kinds of shops must be kept shut in those areas, too.

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