Lockdown in Bangladesh

June 26, 2021
June 26, 2021

Countrywide 'complete lockdown' from July 1, not Monday

The countrywide "complete lockdown" will be enforced from July 1 (Thursday), not from Monday (June 28), SK Rafiqul Islam, Additional Secretary of District and Field Admin Wing of the Cabinet Division, told The Daily Star this evening.

June 26, 2021
June 26, 2021

Is lockdown the only solution?

In the face of another, probably more severe, Covid-19 surge in Bangladesh, the government is imposing a countrywide “strict lockdown” from Monday, June 28.

April 19, 2021
April 19, 2021

'Lockdown' could be relaxed for homebound people during Eid: Quader

Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader today said the ongoing "lockdown" could be relaxed for homebound people during the upcoming Eid.

April 19, 2021
April 19, 2021

Int'l flight suspension to extend for another week; special flights for expat workers to continue

The ongoing suspension of international flights to and from Bangladesh has been extended for another week, following the government’s decision to extend the strict "lockdown" amid a spike in Covid-19 infections and deaths.

April 19, 2021
April 19, 2021

'Stricter' weeklong 'lockdown' from April 22: State Minister

The government has decided to enforce another countrywide lockdown, for a week, from April 22 as the coronavirus infections keep spreading.

April 14, 2021
April 14, 2021

'Strict lockdown': 1st day of Ramadan, Pahela Baishakh marked by mostly vacant Dhaka streets

The seven-day "strict lockdown" has begun this Pahela Baishakh morning with only a few people on Dhaka streets amid heavy presence of law enforcers to implement the restriction.

April 14, 2021
April 14, 2021

US Embassy to remain closed for routine US citizen services during ‘lockdown’

The US Embassy in Dhaka said it will remain closed for routine US citizen services for the duration of the “lockdown”.

April 13, 2021
April 13, 2021

Don’t want to see anyone on the street from tomorrow: IGP

Inspector General of Police (IGP) Benazir Ahmed today said police do not want to see anyone on the streets or outside from tomorrow (April 14).

April 12, 2021
April 12, 2021

Police to issue 'movement pass' for 'strict lockdown' period

Police will issue "movement pass" to people based on needs during the "strict restrictions" -- going into effect from tomorrow -- imposed to curb the worsening coronavirus situation.