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304 expats quarantined for not having Covid-19 negative certificates

  • Published at 10:59 am December 7th, 2020
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The civil aviation authorities issued a circular saying that all passengers from abroad must have Covid-19 negative certificates

A total of 304 passengers who returned home from different countries were sent to Diyabari quarantine centre in Uttara from Dhaka airport on Sunday as they did not have coronavirus negative test reports.


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Dr Shahriar Sajjad, in-charge of Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport Health Centre, told UNB that 304 passengers were sent to the quarantine centre in the last 24 hours till 8am Sunday.

They all came from different countries, mostly from the Middle Eastern ones, he added.


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Earlier, the Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh issued a circular saying that all passengers from abroad must have Covid-19 negative certificates. Or else, they will be sent to institutional quarantine for 14 days.