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Ongoing lockdown extension circular on Sunday

 Staff Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 03:22 PM, 15 May 2021   Updated: 04:43 PM, 15 May 2021

Ongoing lockdown extension circular on Sunday

Ongoing lockdown extension circular on Sunday

The government has decided to extend the ongoing lockdown for another seven days to curb coronavirus (Covid-19) infection in the country.

State Minister for Public Administration Farhad Hossain told media on Saturday that a notification in this regard would be issued on Sunday. 

He said it was decided to extend the ban by one more week as it is now. A gazette notification in this regard will be issued on Sunday.

In that case, the government is also thinking about how the people who went to the village for Eid will return to the Capital. The minister also said that the details of the restrictions will be announced on Sunday.

Last Thursday, State Minister for Public Administration Farhad Hossain said that from now on, the police will be given judicial powers to ensure wearing masks 100 percent.

Last Tuesday afternoon, State Minister for Public Administration Farhad Hossain said Indian variants have been detected in the country. It can put you at risk. More tough decisions are being made to avoid infection.

Earlier, a nationwide seven days lockdown was declared on April 5 to stem the rising tide of Covid-19 infections and deaths. Later it was increased several times to May 5.

At the cabinet meeting on May 3, it was decided to increase the lockdown again to May 16.

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