Monday, 23 May, 2022

Offices to run with half manpower from today

Public and private organisations have been instructed to run with half the employees from Monday till February 6 in an effort to curb the spread of Covid-19 pandemic, reports UNB.

The Cabinet Division issued a notification in this regard on Sunday.

The other half of the staff will function virtually, according to the notification.

Bangladesh Supreme Court will issue necessary directions regarding the activities of the court during this period.

Besides, Bangladesh Bank and Financial Institutions Division will provide necessary instructions regarding banks, insurance and financial institutions.

Earlier on Friday, the government announced the closure of all the schools, colleges and universities till February 6.

Bangladesh logged 14 more Covid-linked deaths with 10,906 fresh cases in 24 hours till Sunday morning.

The daily positivity rate increased to 31.29 per cent from Saturday’s 28.02 per cent after testing 35,051 samples, according to the Directorate general of health Services (DGHS).

The fresh numbers took the country’s total fatalities to 28,223 while the caseload mounted to 1,685,136 on Sunday.