General Holidays announced from March 29 to April 4
The general holiday has been announced from March 29 to April 2 to prevent the spread of the coronavirus infection. Cabinet Secretary, Maulana Anwarul Islam, informed this information at an emergency press conference in the Secretariat on Monday afternoon. The press conference was attended by the Secretaries of various ministries including The Prime Minister’s Office Chief Secretary Dr. Ahmed Kaikaus. Government offices across the country will remain closed from March 26, mainly due to the Independence Day public holiday on March 26 and the weekend on March 27 and 28. Besides, government offices will be open from April 5, with weekends on April 3 and 4.
The first detected coronavirus in China’s Uthan in late December is now a global epidemic. It has affected nearly 300,000 people worldwide so far. More than 14,000 people died. Besides, after treatment, about 99,000 people returned home to recover. The virus was detected in Bangladesh on March 8. The number of infections with the virus has increased day by day. In the last estimate, 33 people have been infected in the country so far, three of them dead. About 18,000 people are in self-government and institutional quarantine. Most of them are foreign.
All the schools in the country have already been closed to prevent the spread of the corona. The strictest imposed on the gatherings and public gatherings. All the countries except four countries and regions have been blocked from coming in. All the marketers in the country have been shut down. Besides, the trial proceedings of the lower court have been delayed without bail and important matters. Even shivchar upazila in Madaripur has been declared a lockdown.