July 15, 2024, 5:04 am

Siyam Hoque

2020-04-20 00:04:43 BdST

Coronavirus: Two disinfecting tunnels installed in Magura


Magura Municipality authorities on Sunday installed two disinfecting tunnels at the two entrances to the town in an attempt to curb the coronavirus transmission.

Md Mahbubur Rahman, assistant engineer, Magura Municipality, said they have installed the tunnels for spraying water mixed with disinfectant on people riding two and three wheelers.

Members of Bangladesh Army helped in setting up the tunnels at Bhaina intersection and Dhaka road area with funds from municipality, he added.

He also said that detergent and a type of medicine are being used with water for disinfecting people entering the town.

Meanwhile, another disinfectant tunnel was set up in front of Magura 250-bed Hospital under the supervision of Saifuzzaman Shikhor MP.

Bangladesh has so far reported 91 deaths and 2,456 cases of coronavirus.

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