Decision on lockdown extension today...

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Decision on lockdown extension today

 Staff Correspondent

 Published: 01:12 PM, 27 July 2021  

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A high-level meeting is going to be held on the next steps including reviewing the restrictions of the pandemic Covid-19 situation. 

It is learned a decision will be taken at the meeting whether the strict lockdown will be further extended or not.

The meeting will be held at the Secretariat on Tuesday at 1:30 pm under the chairmanship of the Home Minister.

Earlier, after the Cabinet meeting on Monday, Cabinet Secretary Khandaker Anwarul Islam said, “We will hold a meeting on whether the restrictions will be increased or not. Then the decision will be taken.”

Strict restrictions have been imposed in the country since 8 am on July 23 to prevent Covid-19 infection. These restrictions will remain in place until midnight on 5 August.