A total of 9,369 expatriates have been released so far out of the total 12,838 kept in home quarantine to prevent community transmission of coronavirus (COVID-19) in Khulna division.
Assistant Director (Disease Control) of Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) in Khulna division Dr. Ferdousi Akther said a total of 9,369 expatriates have been released from home-quarantine till 8:00 am on Sunday from March 10 in all 10 districts of Khulna division, reports BSS.Besides, a total of 40 expatriates have been released from institutional quarantine out of total 48 and 13 others from isolation out of e 20 so far in the division as they showed no coronavirus symptoms.
Meanwhile, 269 expatriates were kept in home-quarantine in last 24 hours in the division. Of them, 24 were kept in home -quarantine in Khulna, 158 in Bagerhat, 63 in Satkhira, nine in Jashore, two in Jhenaidah, two in Narail, one in Chuadanga and 10 in Meherpur districts.
With them, a total of 12,838 expatriates were quarantined at homes so far in the division and 651 were given released in the last 24 hours as they showed no symptoms of coronavirus after their stay in home-quarantine for 14 days, Ferdousi said.