Ongoing lockdown extended till August 10

Ongoing lockdown extended till August 10

The ongoing strict lockdown across the country has been extended for five more days till August 10 amid the alarming rise of Covid-19 fatalities and infections in the country.

The decision was taken at an inter-ministerial virtual meeting on Covid-19 situation with Liberation War Affair Minister AKM Mozammel Haque on Tuesday.

Public transports, markets and shopping malls will be reopened from August 11, said the minister in a briefing after the meeting.
DGHS suggested the ongoing stringent lockdown for extension after August 5 for at least 10 days otherwise the situation will be worsened.

Earlier, after an 8-day break before Eid-ul-Azha, the government again imposed lockdown from July 23 until August 5.