Thousands Stranded As Bangladesh Shuts Public Transport Ahead Of Lockdown

Reading Time: 6 minutes Bangladesh’s COVID-19 lockdown announcement sparked an exodus of migrant workers from capital Dhaka. Dhaka: Thousands of people were stranded in Bangladesh’s capital on Monday as authorities halted almost all public transport ahead of a sweeping lockdown imposed to combat a deadly resurgence of COVID-19 infections. The South Asian nation reported pandemic highs of more than … Read more

Dhaka Faces Migrant Exodus As Bangladesh Tightens Covid Lockdown

Reading Time: 5 minutes Lockdown: Bangladesh reported over 5,000 new COVID-19 cases and a pandemic-high of 119 deaths on Sunday. Sreenagar (Bangladesh): Tens of thousands of migrant workers fled Bangladesh’s capital Sunday on the eve of a tightened lockdown that will curtail most economic activity and confine people to their homes as coronavirus infections soar. Restrictions on activities and … Read more