PM’s videoconference on coronavirus situation today

Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Published: 23:23, Mar 30,2020


Prime minister Sheikh Hasina will hold a videoconference with the officials of 64 districts today to coordinate the ongoing programmes to contain coronavirus.

‘The videoconference will start at 10:00am at the prime minister’s official residence Ganabhaban and the officials of the 64 districts will be connected to it,’ PM’s press secretary Ihsanul Karim said.

According to the Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research, the total number of confirmed cases of coronavirus-affected persons in the country has stood at 49 as one new patient was diagnosed with COVID-19 in the past 24 hours.

‘One more COVID-19 case was detected in the last 24 hours …. meaning that the total number of positive cases increased to 49,’ IEDCR director Professor Meerjady Sabrina Flora told a virtual media briefing at her Mohakhali office in the capital on Monday.

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