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Lockdown extended in Rohingya camps, Teknaf upazila

  • Published at 10:40 pm June 1st, 2021
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File photo of a Rohingya camp in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh Syed Zakir Hossain/Dhaka Tribune

The existing lockdown will remain in force till June 6

Local administration on Tuesday extended the ongoing lockdown in Teknaf upazila and five Rohingya camps in Ukhiya and Teknaf upazila of Cox’s Bazar in a bid to curb the Covid-19 transmission.

The existing lockdown will remain in force till June 6.

All the activities inside the Rohingya camps, apart from food and medicine supply, will remain suspended during the lockdown.


Also Read - Covid-19: Teknaf, five Rohingya camps put under lockdown


Authorities on May 21, enforced a week-long lockdown at five Rohingya refugee camps in Teknaf and Ukhiya upazilas in Cox’s Bazar following a recent spike in Covid-19 infections in the district.

At the same time, the government also announced a 10-day lockdown in Teknaf upazila to curb the spread of the deadly virus.

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