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5,386 passengers among 84 UK returnees sent to quarantine

Dhaka, February 5: Authorities in Bangladesh have sent 5,386 passengers, including 84 returnees from the United Kingdom, to quarantine from Dhaka's Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in the last 24 hours in between Thursday and Friday.

More than 9 lakh passengers sent to quarantine from Shahjalal Airport

Dhaka, February 1: Despite the risks and fears of the coronavirus infection, a large numbers of expatriates from around the world, including Europe, America and the United Kingdom, are returning to the country. A total of 9,08,017 expatriate passengers have returned to the country and entered through the Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport at different times from January 1, 2020 to January 30, 2021.

UK returnees increasing at the airport

Dhaka, January 23: The pressure of passengers returning to the UK is increasing at Shahjalal International Airport. From January 1 to January 21, a total of 679 people came to the country from the United Kingdom. Among them, more than two hundred passengers have returned in the last two days.

14 passengers arrived in Bangladesh on five flights from the United Kingdom

Dhaka, January 16: On the last day of the 'mandatory 14-day institutional quarantine' rule, 14 passengers arrived in the country on five flights from the United Kingdom. They came to the country from 8 am on January 15 to 8 am on January 16. They were first sent to the government quarantine center at the Ashkona Hajj camp and later to the government-designated hotel of their choice.

Visitors satisfied with hawker-free, clean zoo

Dhaka, January 15: The National Zoo reopened on November 1, 2020 following a government directive, after remaining closed for seven months due to the coronavirus pandemic. Then almost every day there was a crowd of visitors at the zoo. The crowds increase even more during the weekly holidays. Visitors are satisfied with a hawker-free and clean zoo on Friday (January 15). They say the zoo is safer now than ever before.

Quarantine of passengers returning from the UK is now four days

Dhaka, January 14: Compulsory quarantine for passengers returning from the UK has been reduced to four days. The decision was announced in a directive issued by the health department on January 13. Earlier, the period of compulsory quarantine was 14 days.

22 people are still returning from the UK every day

Dhaka, January 9: In order to prevent the spread of coronavirus through UK travelers, the government has made a mandatory 14-day institutional quarantine for all passengers returning to the UK from January 1 (in government-run or government-designated residential hotels).

Recommendation to stop all flights from London

Dhaka, December 31: A parliamentary committee has recommended the closure of all flights from London due to the spread of a new and more contagious coronavirus in the UK.

Qatar Airways fined Tk 5 lakh for transporting Covid-19 positive passenger

Dhaka, December 26: A mobile court has fined Qatar Airways Tk 5 lakh for transporting a coronavirus positive passenger. The passenger was also fined Tk 10,000 for irresponsible behavior and sent to a hospital in Dhaka.

165 Britain returnees in home quarantine

Dhaka, December 24: Bangladesh is not following the policy of keeping seven-day institutional quarantine of passengers from the United Kingdom, even after a new strain of the novel coronavirus was found in the European country. After landing at Sylhet MAG Osmani International Airport, all the 165 passengers returning from Britain on Thursday morning, were sent to their respective homes with instructions to stay in home quarantine.

7-day home quarantine for passengers returning from Europe

Dhaka, December 23: Passengers from different European countries have to stay in the home quarantine for seven days after coming to Bangladesh.

Maldivian Airlines fined Tk 2 lakh for bringing passengers without Covid-19 negative certificate

Dhaka, December 11: Maldivian Airlines has been fined Tk 2.36 lakh for transporting passengers without a Covid-19 negative certificate. The company was fined by Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport Magistrate's Court on Friday (December 11) morning.

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Bangladesh bans entry without coronavirus negative certificate

Dhaka, December 5: Bangladesh has banned entry of travellers into the country without a Covid-19 negative certificate. The order came into effect from 12 am Saturday.

Covid-19 negative certificate mandatory for foreign returnees: Health Minister

Dhaka, November 16: Covid-19 'negative' certificate has been made mandatory again for returning passengers. Health Minister Zahid Maleque has said that if a negative certificate is not produced, the returnee will have to stay in the quarantine for 14 days.