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Coronavirus: 2 more areas in Mirpur go under lockdown

  • Published at 11:23 pm April 18th, 2020
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IEDCR identifies Mirpur as one of the cluster zones in the capital

Police have placed some buildings in two areas of Mirpur under lockdown as two separate cases of coronavirus infection were reported from there.

A building was put under lockdown in Paikpara as a resident of that building tested positive for Covid-19 on Saturday.

Mirpur Model police station Officer-in-Charge (OC) Mostafizur Rahman confirmed the report.

Meanwhile, police locked down several buildings when a man died with coronavirus symptoms in Mirpur-11.

Pallabi police station OC Nazrul Islam said a few other buildings were earlier put under lockdown under his police station’s jurisdiction.

The Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research (IEDCR) has identified Mirpur as one of the cluster zones in the capital.

As of Saturday, Bangladesh has reported 84 deaths and 2144 cases from Covid-19, a pandemic announced by the World Health Organization (WHO).

The fast spreading coronavirus, which was first reported in China's Wuhan, has claimed 155,175 lives and infected 2,267,744 people across the world, according to worldometer.


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