Despite the India-Bangladesh border being closed, 8 border districts of Bangladesh are experiencing a steep rise in Covid-19 cases.
Moreover, cases of local transmission of the Indian Covid-19 variant have been found in Chapainawabganj and Jashore districts.
What is the reason behind this sudden deterioration in Covid-19 situation? Is the health system there prepared?
In Straight from Star Newsroom, Debjani Shyama discusses the current situation of 8 border districts with The Daily Star reporter Zyma Islam.