Bus services from Khulna to others parts of the country including Dhaka will be suspended from Wednesday due to growing concern over coronavirus spread.
Khulna Motor Workers Union and Bus Owners and Workers Association came up with the decision at a meeting today.
Mohammad Nurul Islam, president of Khulna Motor Workers union, said bus services with other parts of the country including Dhaka, Barishal, Rajshahi, Rangpur, Sylhet and Chattogram will be suspended from 6:00am on Wednesday to prevent transmission of coronavirus.
However, inter-district bus services will continue until further notice, he said.
Covid-19, first reported in China in December, has infected 337,570 people globally and killed 14,655 of them – a mortality rate of 13 percent.