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DGHS concerned by health rule violations at cattle markets

  • Published at 02:11 pm July 18th, 2021
cattle market-Narayanganj
This photo shows a portion of Bhulta cattle market in Narayanganj on Tuesday, July 13, 2021 Mahmud Hossain Opu/Dhaka Tribune

The DGHS official said the local governments were already supervising the health safety rules in all districts

Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) has expressed concern over the rampant health safety rules violation at the cattle markets set up across the country ahead of Eid-ul-Adha.

Dr Nazmul Islam, spokesperson of the directorate, made the statement during the regular Covid-19 health bulletin on Sunday.

He said although the local governmenst were overlooking the health safety measures at the cattle markets, both buyers and sellers should show responsibility as well.


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Dr Nazmul said the DGHS already issued specific suggestions to all civil surgeons in this regard.

The DGHS official said teams led by the civil surgeons and the deputy commissioners were already supervising the health safety rules in all districts. 

“If everyone plays their own role, the health safety rules can be maintained a little better," Dr Nazmul added.

On Sunday, Bangladesh logged 225 deaths from Covid-19 while caseload rose by 11,578.

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