Health guidelines issued to prevent coronavirus in Rangpur

3 April, 2021 12:00 AM printer

RANGPUR: In the light of the deteriorating coronavirus (Covid-19) situation and as per instructions of the government, Deputy Commissioner and District Magistrate of Rangpur Md Asib Ahsan has issued a new public notification with health safety guidelines, reports BSS.

The notification signed on Wednesday afternoon said that in order to prevent the spread of coronavirus and improve the situation, it has been decided to restrict the overall activities and movement of people from April 1 across the district.

The restrictions will be effective in Rangpur district from April 1 to April 15 next. As per the notification, mass gathering in social, political, religious and other assemblies, celebrations of wedding, birthday and other functions will remain stopped during the period.

Proper health rules, including wearing of masks will be followed while performing prayers in mosques and other religious places of worship.

Gatherings will remain forbidden at all tourists’ spots and recreation centres and all types of fairs and cinema halls will also be closed.

During the restriction period, public transports will run at its half capacity by ensuring abidance of the health directives.

At health service providing establishments and shopping malls, both service providers and service recipients shall wear masks, maintain social distancing and abide by the health rules.

Hotels are allowed to take fifty percent boarders against capacities and wearing masks, abiding by the health and hygiene rules and maintaining social distancing will have to be ensured in restaurants.

No educational institution can be kept open during the restriction period.

“Stringent legal actions will be taken against those who will not wear masks while remaining outside or will violate the health directives,” the notification added.