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Coronavirus: 215 sent to institutional quarantine in Bhola

  • Published at 04:56 pm April 9th, 2020
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Three houses have been put under lockdown as a precautionary measure

Local administration on Thursday sent 215 people to institutional quarantine and put three houses under lockdown in Monpura upazila of Bhola.

Doulatkhan police station Officer-in-Charge (OC) Bozla Rahman said: "A total of 215 people, including 37 attendees of Tabligh Jamaat, were quarantined inside two local schools and a college building."

Among them, 78 people have returned from Madaripur’s Shibchar and Munshiganj’s Mawa on Wednesday, he said.

The OC also said they locked down a house at Dalilkhar Bazar after a woman returned from Narayanganj on Wednesday.

Meanwhile, two other houses were also put under lockdown in Monpura, after two people returned from Dhaka's Mirpur and Jatrabari, he added.

Until Thursday, Bangladesh has so far confirmed 330 cases and 21 deaths from the new coronavirus.

Meanwhile, the global death toll from the novel coronavirus pandemic was over 89,400 as of Thursday.

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