Coronavirus spread: Banglalink declares IEDCR hotline numbers toll-free
01:36 PM, March 10, 2020 / LAST MODIFIED: 02:59 PM, March 10, 2020

Coronavirus: Banglalink declares IEDCR hotline numbers toll-free

Banglalink has declared the IEDCR hotline numbers toll-free to facilitate preventive measures against the spread of coronavirus in the country, a press release said today.

The numbers are: 01401184551, 01401184554, 01401184555, 01401184556, 01401184559, 01401184560, 01401184563, 01401184568, 01937000011, 01937110011, 01927711784 and 01927711785.

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People can call the numbers in the case of any symptoms or for any queries related to it.

Besides, people using the numbers can receive necessary suggestions from the representatives of the Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research (IEDCR) until further notice, reads the release.

Erik Aas, chief executive officer of Banglalink, said that as a socially responsible corporate organisation, they have taken the coronavirus situation very seriously and pledge to support the government in preventing an outbreak from their position.

Furthermore, Banglalink is supporting IEDCR to enhance their IVR-based survey process for inbound passengers at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka.

The recent coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak has turned into a global crisis affecting more than 100 countries, according to World Health Organization (WHO).

Anticipating the probable impacts of the outbreak on the country, the government has been taking necessary preparations and has strengthened the preventive measures after a few persons were diagnosed with the virus in the country.

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