Publish: 10 Jun 2021, 04:25 pm
attempt to break the chain of coronavirus mass transmission, authorities in
Satkhira have extended the district's lockdown for another week.
The decision was announced by the local administration on Thursday.
Earlier, authorities had enforced a seven-day lockdown in the district on June 5 after the positive rate in the district was found to be 53 percent.
During the lockdown, all types of public transportation will be prohibited from operating on the roads. Vehicles performing emergency services, on the other hand, will be exempt from the movement restrictions.
However, kitchen markets will be allowed to operate from 9am till 12pm daily, other shops and markets will remain closed.