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People aged above 60 will get booster dose: Health Minister

 Staff Correspondent   daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 03:13 PM, 30 November 2021   Updated: 08:28 PM, 30 November 2021

Health and Family Welfare Minister Zahid Maleque

Health and Family Welfare Minister Zahid Maleque

Health and Family Welfare Minister Zahid Maleque said that people aged above 60 will get booster doses of the Coronavirus vaccine. 

The Minister said this at a programmme held at the secretariat in Dhaka on Tuesday. 

People coming from the countries where the new COVID-19 variant Omicron were detected, would be compulsorily kept in a 14-day institutional quarantine, Zahid Maleque said. 

Strict restrictions will be imposed on the border, he said adding that letters will be sent to all districts in this regard. 

All kinds of socio-political events have to be limited to prevent infection, the Minister said. 

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