No more strict lockdown after April 28: Farhad Hossain

No more strict lockdown after April 28: Farhad Hossain

Staff Correspondentdaily-bangladesh.com

Published: 17:33 23 April 2021   Updated: 21:06 23 April 2021

State Minister for Public Administration Farhad Hossain

State Minister for Public Administration Farhad Hossain

The ongoing strict lockdown to curb the coronavirus infection across the country is set to end on April 28. No strict lockdown will be imposed after completing the ongoing lockdown term. However no-mask no-service will be ensured.

State Minister for Public Administration Farhad Hossain told reporters on Friday afternoon. 

The state minister for public administration said the restrictions would be relaxed after April 28. But no mask no service- it will be implemented hundred percent. People need to wear masks as well as maintain physical distance. Strict adherence to health guidelines will enable us to make a living. We hope the infection will be reduced a lot in a few days.

He added that the issue of launching public transport is in the decision stage. Even if it is introduced, one has to follow 100% hygiene rules. 

The state minister said a notification will be issued on April 26 with guidelines on living. There will be mention of manpower in the office.

Earlier, the government announced a lockdown from April 4 to April 11 to curb coronavirus infection. An eight-day strict lockdown was announced on April 14 to April 21 with 13 instructions. Later, it was extended till midnight on April 28 as the corona infection situation did not improve.

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