PM for bringing corona affected areas under lockdown

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Dhaka: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has instructed the authorities concerned to put under lockdown the areas which are mostly affected with coronavirus (COVID-19).

The premier came up with the directive, said a source quoting the premier as saying during an unscheduled discussion at the cabinet meeting on Monday.

Sheikh Hasina chaired the meeting at her official residence Ganabhaban in the capital.
Amid fears of outbreak of the coronavirus, the government has extended the general leave to April 14.