Lockdown extended to May 16, long-haul bus remains suspended

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The government has extended the ongoing lockdown till May 16 to counter the spike in coronavirus infections.

The decision was taken on Monday at the weekly cabinet meeting held with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in the chair.

The cabinet secretary said that strong action will be taken if anyone will be found outside the house without mask.

Movement of inter-district bus as well as launch and train services will remain suspended.

The Prime Minister virtually joined the meeting, held at the Bangladesh Secretariat, from her official residence Ganabhaban.

The cabinet secretary said that strong action will be taken if anyone will be found outside the house without mask.

He said police and magistrates will supervise each and every market across the country.