Lockdown in Rajshahi city extended till June 30...

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Lockdown in Rajshahi city extended till June 30

 Rajshahi Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 05:58 PM, 23 June 2021   Updated: 06:45 PM, 23 June 2021

Lockdown in Rajshahi city extended till June 30

Lockdown in Rajshahi city extended till June 30

The ongoing lockdown in Rajshahi city has been extended for another week as the corona infection and death rate has not been reduced. The lockdown will remain in effect until midnight on June 30.

The decision was taken at a meeting of the Corona Infection Prevention Committee on Wednesday. Rajshahi Deputy Commissioner Abdul Jalil has confirmed the matter.

He said the administration has decided to extend the ongoing lockdown in the metropolis till midnight on June 30. The announcement was made at the end of the departmental coordination meeting.

Earlier, a lockdown was declared at Rajshahi metropolitan area for the first time from June 11 to June 17 and for the second time from June 16 to June 24. This is the third phase the city is going into another week-long lockdown. All the conditions and restrictions of the previous lockdown will remain in force this time as well.

Meanwhile, corona infections and deaths are increasing at an alarming rate in Rajshahi. In the previous 24 hours till 6 am on Wednesday, 18 people died at Rajshahi Medical College Hospital with symptoms and corona.

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