Publish: 16 Mar 2020, 09:45 pm
Owners of cinema halls today declared the closure of all halls across the country from March 18 to April 2 in an effort to check the spread of the coronavirus.
Bangladesh Film Exhibitors' Association took the decision in a meeting held at the Film Development Corporation or FDC today, said Mia Alauddin, an adviser to the association.
Schools and coaching centers across the country have also been shut after the number of confirmed cases of the virus rose to eight on Monday.
The Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research (IEDCR) urged citizens to avoid large gatherings as a precaution.