Ongoing lockdown extended till May 16
Published: 02:10 PM, 3 May 2021 Updated: 04:37 PM, 3 May 2021
Cabinet Secretary Khandaker Anwarul Islam said the ongoing lockdown has extended till May 16 to curb the coronavirus outbreak.
He told reporters at a briefing after the Cabinet meeting at the Secretariat in the capital on Monday.
A week-long lockdown began on April 5 to prevent the second wave of coronavirus infections in the country. That lockdown lasted till April 13.
Then, in the second phase, a “strict lockdown” started from April 14 across the country, which lasted till April 21. After that, the lockdown was extended for another week till April 26. Then it was extended for another week till May 5.