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Offices in red zones to remain shut, restrictions extended till June 30

  • Published at 04:27 pm June 15th, 2020
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Photo: Mehedi Hasan/Dhaka Tribune

Restrictions on public movement extended till June 30

All offices and businesses, in areas to be flagged as red zones by authorities, will remain shut, says the government.

In a notification issued on Monday, the cabinet division said offices in yellow and green zones, however, will be able to operate on a limited scale.

The cabinet division in a notification earlier in day said offices in both red and yellow zones would remain closed before issuing a revised order.

It also said that the ongoing restrictions on public movement has been extended till June 30.


Also Read- Covid-19: 45 areas of Dhaka city designated as red zones


Public movement will remain prohibited from 8pm to 6am. No one will be allowed to leave their homes unless an emergency, according to the notification.

Wearing masks outdoors also remains mandatory, it said and urged citizens to follow the health guidelines before warning of legal actions against not wearing masks in public.  


Also Read- 10 areas in Chittagong marked as red zones


Earlier on March 26, the government had declared general holiday for 10 days to ensure social distancing amid the Covid-19 pandemic.

Later, the holiday was gradually extended to April 25, May 5, and May 30 as the country kept seeing a rise in the number of cases and deaths from Covid-19.

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