Bangladesh has determined to shut its border with India for the subsequent 14 days following a pointy rise within the nation’s COVID-19 circumstances and deaths.
A ban on entry from India has been imposed in step with the directions of the prime minister’s workplace, Bangladesh Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal informed Dhaka Tribune on Sunday.
On Thursday, a proposal to close down borders with India was rejected at an inter-ministerial assembly.
Due to large surge in COVID-19 numbers, India has been witnessing scarcity of hospital beds and medical-grade oxygen for previous few days.
Several nations around the globe together with Germany, Iran, UK, Canada, Hong Kong, and the UAE have suspended passenger flights from India.
India recorded 3,49,691 new COVID-19 circumstances, the best single-day spike for the reason that pandemic broke out final yr.
According to the Union Health Ministry, the nation has recorded 2,767 new deaths resulting from COVID-19 within the final 24 hours.
The nation’s whole an infection rely has mounted to 1,69,60,172 circumstances, whereas 1,92,311 folks have thus far died dueto the viral an infection thus far. There are 26,82,751 energetic COVID-19 circumstances within the nation, mentioned the official knowledge of the ministry.