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Mayor Taposh: Ready to enforce lockdown within 48-72hrs of announcement

  • Published at 03:57 pm June 23rd, 2020
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File photo: DSCC Mayor Fazle Noor Taposh addresses the city corpoation officials at Nagar Bhaban on Sunday, May 17, 2020 Focus Bangla

People must maintain health-safety measures outside of their home or will face legal action

Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) Mayor Sheikh Fazle Noor Taposh has said the city corporation is ready to implement the decision of area-based lockdown within 48 to 72 hours of announcement.

“We are prepared and waiting for the decision over area-based lockdown now,” he said on Tuesday, reports UNB.

He said this after paying tribute to Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman by placing a wreath his portrait  at Dhanmondi Road 32.

“As soon as the Cabinet Division issued the gazette over area-based lockdown, we started preparations and held a meeting of the central implementation committee,” the DSCC mayor said.

In an effort to prevent the transmission of coronavirus and to improve the situation, the government has announced general holidays in “red zones” (areas with most infections) across the country.

General holidays were announced in some parts of Chittagong, Bogra, Moulvibazar, Chuadanga, Jessore, Madaripur, Narayanganj, Habiganj, Munshiganj, Comilla, Faridpur, Manikganj, Brahmanbaria, Narsingdi and Kushtia districts.

People will have to maintain health issues when going out for emergency work or they would face legal action.

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