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Bangladesh to shut offices from Mar 26 to Apr 4


Bangladesh to shut offices from Mar 26 to Apr 4

All government and private offices will be closed from Mar 26 to Apr 4 to prevent the spread of coronavirus, the cabinet secretary said today.

Bangladesh has decided to shut all government and private offices and courts from Mar 26 to Apr 4 amid mounting fears of the coronavirus that has infected 33 people and killed three.

Cabinet Secretary Khandker Anwarul Islam made the announcement on Monday (Mar 23).

The shutdown will not affect emergency services, local media reported.

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