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PM asks govt officials, employees to use mask

 Staff Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 07:01 PM, 2 April 2020   Updated: 07:02 PM, 2 April 2020

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday has asked all government officials and employees to use mask while discharging their duty in view of the outbreak of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

“The Prime Minister has given directives to all government officials and employees to use mask on the face while performing their duty in the wake of the outbreak of COVID-19,” said Prime Minister’s Press Secretary Ihsanul Karim. – reports BSS. 

According to the Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research (IEDCR), two more new coronavirus positive cases were detected in the country over the last 24 hours.

“Two more persons have tested positive with the lethal virus in Bangladesh in the past 24 hours, taking the number of the confirmed cases to 56,” Dr. Md Habibur Rahman, director (management information system) of Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), told a virtual media briefing at the IEDCR in the capital on Thursday.

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