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Curbing Corona Spread in Rangpur

Measures taken to enforce restrictions

  • Our Correspondent
  • 23 January, 2022 12:00 AM
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RANGPUR: The district administration has taken initiatives to enforce the new restrictions imposed by the government to curb spread of the corona during the current third wave of the virus.

As part of the initiatives, mobile courts and awareness raising campaigns were conducted and face masks distributed among common people at different areas of the city on the first day on Saturday.

Officials and personnel of Rangpur Metropolitan Police and district administration and Rover Scouts extended assistance in conducting mobile courts, distributing masks and inspiring people to abide by the restrictions.

Led by Assistant Commissioner of the Deputy Commissioner’s Office and Executive Magistrate Most Maliha Khanam, a mobile court was conducted at City Bazaar in Rangpur city on Saturday.

In addition to encouraging people to wear masks, the mobile court distributed masks among buyers, commoners and traders free of cost and campaigned to control spread of the coronavirus through raising public awareness.

Everyone was urged to follow the government instructions without panic and abide by the health directives to prevent community spread of the corona amid detection of its new Omicron variant.

Talking to reporters, Maliha Khanam said the district administration has taken a strict stand to impose the government directives.