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Gazette issued extending ongoing lockdown till August 10

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  • 5th August, 2021 12:14:11 PM
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Gazette issued extending ongoing lockdown till August 10

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Faced with the mounting Covid-19 cases and hospitalization, the government has imposed restrictions alongside the existing ones on the movement of people and other activities for five days more in an effort to slow the virus transmission.

The Cabinet Division issued the notification on Thursday which will remain in force from 12 am on August 5 till 12 am on August 10.

According to the notification, the industries and factories will remain out of the purview of the restriction while the domestic flight will be operated following health guidelines.

On August 22, the Bangladesh government announced the resumption of the countrywide strict lockdown from July 23.

The nationwide lockdown, first imposed for 14-days until August 5, has now been extended for another five days till August 10 amid a surge in the Delta variant of Covid-19 infections across the country.

The government also asked all concerned to take measures in this regard.