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Covid-19 health norms go for a toss as people flock to countryside

Dhaka, July 19: Ignoring the fear of death, people are leaving the capital and flocking to the villages on the occasion of the holy Eid-ul-Azha. The government has normalized everything to make it easier for homebound people to return home after a two-week strict lockdown imposed to prevent coronavirus infection. The lockdown has been relaxed from 6 am on July 15 to 6 am on July 23. However, everyone has been urged to adhere to hygiene and social distance during the journey.

All offices, public transport will remain closed for 14 days after Eid

Dhaka, July 14: The government has said that all offices and public transport will remain closed for 14 days after Eid.

Govt. lists 23 conditions for next cycle of hard lockdown

Dhaka, July 13: After relaxing the restrictions from midnight of July 14 till 6 am on July 23, the government will impose another phase of hard lockdown, which will continue till August 5. However, 23 conditions have been added, which will be followed during the second cycle of the hard lockdown. 

Lockdown relaxed ahead of Eid, govt. issues notification

Dhaka, July 13: The government has issued a notification relaxing the hard lockdown ahead of Eid-ul-Azha. According to the notification, which was issued by the Cabinet Division on Tuesday, public transport will operate, while shops and shopping malls will open and activities will take place in compliance with strict hygiene rules. It will come into effect from the midnight of July 14 and will remain in action till 6 am on July 23.

Restrictions to ease between July 15 and 22, hard lockdown from July 23 again

Dhaka, July 13: Restrictions imposed by the government on various issues to curb the spread of the coronavirus will be relaxed from July 15 to 22, according to an official statement on Monday (July 12).

Lockdown for at least another week, restrictions to be relaxed during Eid

Dhaka, July 12: The lockdown will continue for at least another week as the coronavirus infection situation has not improved. As such, restrictions will remain in place during the upcoming Eid-ul-Azha holiday (July 20-22). However, despite the extension of the ban, the government is thinking of easing the activities related to the sale of sacrificial animals.

Bangladesh: Government offices directed to work virtually

Dhaka, July 11, 2021: The government has directed to conduct virtual office work in government offices amid strict restrictions imposed to prevent coronavirus infection.

Madrasa student detained while trying to enter Dhaka wearing burqa amid lockdown

Dhaka, July 10: The government has imposed a nationwide hard lockdown to prevent the  of corona. Law enforcers have set up checkposts at different points of the capital to implement the lockdown. Meanwhile, people are trying to enter Dhaka with various excuses. Police questioned a young madrassa student on Friday (July 9th) when he tried to enter the capital in a fancy burqa.

585 arrested on the ninth day of lockdown in Dhaka, fines worth Tk 10 lakh collected

Dhaka, July 10: Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) has arrested 585 people for disobeying government directives on the ninth day of the hard lockdown. At the same time, 129 individuals and organizations have been fined Tk 1,57,650 by mobile courts.

Lockdown goes for a toss as check posts allow free movement of vehicles

Dhaka, July 8: On the eighth day of strict restrictions, imposed to to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, check points on the Dhaka-Chittagong highway in the Jatrabari area were relaxed. In the early days of the ban, almost every vehicle in the check points were interrogated before being allowed to pass.

State Minister for Public Administration says Eid week will be tackled with plan

Dhaka, July 7: Due to the deteriorating coronavirus infection situation, the current ban may be extended till Eid-ul-Azha. In this situation, the restrictions for the sale of sacrificial animals and other related activities may be relaxed. That too will be well-planned.

Lockdown: 467 people arrested, fines amounting Tk 27 lakh collected

Dhaka, July 7: On the sixth day of the hard lockdown, 467 people were arrested by the Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) for disobeying government instructions. A total of 305 people have been fined Tk 2,27,480 by the mobile court. Besides, a fine of Tk 25,29,000 has been imposed on 1,087 vehicles by the traffic department. A total of 3,085 people have been arrested in the capital in the six days. On Tuesday (July 6), on the sixth day of the lockdown, eight divisions of the DMP took legal action against these individuals.

Lockdown extended till July 14

Dhaka, July 5: The lockdown has been extended for another seven days to prevent the spread of the deadly coronavirus infection. The Cabinet Division on Monday (July 5) issued an order extending the ban till July 14.

Hard lockdown gets week-long extension

Dhaka, July 5: The National Technical Advisory Committee on Covid-19 has recommended extending the ongoing hard lockdown by one more week.

Fines, arrests making lockdown a success, feel law enforcement officials

Dhaka, July 5: Hundreds of people have been arrested and fined under various traffic lawsuits and fines for unlicensed vehicles. As a result, on the fourth day of the lockdown, the city dwellers are staying in their respective homes following the government instructions. Therefore, the number of people who went out unnecessarily on Sunday is relatively less than the last three days.