September 19, 2021, 4:09 am

Staff Correspondent

2021-08-02 20:14:49 BdST

Decision on lockdown extension tomorrow

The government will take decision tomorrow whether the ongoing countrywide strict lockdown will be extended or relaxed.

The decision will be taken in an inter-ministry meeting where 12 ministers, state ministers and 16 secretaries will participate.

Besides, members of law enforcers will also attend the meeting.

Cabinet Division on Monday has sent a letter in this regard to the authority concerned.

Earlier on 23 July, the nationwide 14-day strict lockdown started from 6am after one-week break with a new set of restrictions to curb Covid-19 infections.

Before that the government relaxed lockdown from the morning of 15 July due to the celebration of Eid-ul-Adha.

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