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DMP orders shops to close by 7pm

Staff Correspondent |
Update: 2020-04-06 6:15:56 PM
DMP orders shops to close by 7pm
DMP orders shops to close by 7pm

DHAKA: The kitchen markets and the super shops in the capital have been asked to close by 6pm to 7pm daily.

Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) on Monday (April 6) issued the directives for Dhaka city to prevent rapid spreading of coronavirus in the country.

However, the drug stores and other emergency services will remain free from these directives.

Bangladesh has so far confirmed 12 deaths from coronavirus disease. 

Besides, 35 more people have tested positive, raising the total number of coronavirus cases in Bangladesh to 123, the Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research (IEDCR) said on Monday.

BDST: 1815 HRS, APR 06, 2020

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