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PM asks all on-duty govt officials, employees to wear masks

Published: April 02, 2020 15:30:45 | Updated: April 02, 2020 18:52:58


Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is seen in this undated Focus Bangla photo Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is seen in this undated Focus Bangla photo

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday asked all the government officials and employees to use masks while discharging their duties due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

“The Prime Minister has given directive to all government officials and employees to use masks while performing their duties,” PM’s Press Secretary Ihsanul Karim said, reports UNB.

The directive came for ensuring the personal protection of the government officials and employees from coronavirus infection.

So far, 56 persons were found positive for COVID-19 in the country and six among them died being infected with the virus, according to Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research (IEDCR).

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