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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.
Dhaka, July 14: The government has said that all offices and public transport will remain closed for 14 days after Eid.
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.
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.
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).
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.
Dhaka, July 11, 2021: The government has directed to conduct virtual office work in government offices amid strict restrictions imposed to prevent coronavirus infection.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Dhaka, July 5: The National Technical Advisory Committee on Covid-19 has recommended extending the ongoing hard lockdown by one more week.
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.