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Coronavirus: Expats being tracked to not violate imposed home-quarantine

  • Published at 01:20 pm March 21st, 2020
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One person has died from the virus in Bangladesh

The government has been tracking mobile phones of all the expatriates who recently arrived in Bangladesh from different countries.

The tracking determines their location so that they do not violate their home-quarantine, imposed by authorities concerned, Dhaka Divisional Commissioner Mustafizur Rahman said during a meeting on Friday.

Bangladesh Police is finding out the violators of home-quarantine rules through GPS tracking and instantly informing the administration. 

Then the administration is ensuring their (expatriates’) home-quarantine with the support of the Department of Health.

On average, 7,000 expats who arrived in Bangladesh since March 1 are mostly under surveillance, according to the immigration police of Bangladesh.

Mustafizur said: “We have taken all kinds of initiatives for building awareness among people over the coronavirus, across the country.”

As of Friday, 20 people were infected with coronavirus in Bangladesh, of which one died and three have recovered.

The coronavirus has infected 275,871 people around the world according to worldometer, as of Saturday.

Of them, 172,561 are currently treated, with 7,765 being in serious or critical condition.

So far, 103,310 cases had outcomes and of them, 91,912 (89%) recovered and 11% died.

Covid-19 is affecting 185 countries and territories around the world and one international conveyance (the Diamond Princess cruise ship harboured in Yokohama, Japan).

The World Health Organization on March 11, declared the coronavirus crisis a pandemic.

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