COVID-19 scare: Bangladesh suspends all international passenger flights till April 20

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New Delhi: In a determination to cheque the dispersed of COVID-19, the Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh (CAAB) connected Sunday (April 11, 2021) announced to suspend each planetary passengers flights. 

The authoritative circular work that the Medevac, Humanitarian/Relief, Cargo, Technical Landing (for refuelling only) and the flights cleared nether peculiar information volition stay retired of the purview of this suspension.

The circular further said that the passengers coming by the flights cleared nether the peculiar information volition person to implicit a 14 days organization quarantine astatine the authorities nominated facilities oregon astatine hotels astatine the passenger's ain expenses.

The CAAB besides informed that pursuing the authorities guidance and instruction, with effect from April 12, each scheduled home rider flights and charter flights of Helicopter/General Aviation volition stay suspended until April 13. It stated that from April 14 until April 20, each sorts of domestic, section and grooming flights volition stay suspended. 

"Standard disinfection, sanitization and societal distancing process for passenger, crew, instrumentality and craft (inflight oregon connected ground) shall strictly to beryllium maintained/ followed for the flights permitted for the operation," the CAAB said.

Bangladesh reported 5,819 caller COVID-19 cases successful the past 24 hours that besides included a affirmative effect of erstwhile Prime Minister Khaleda Zia. The state besides witnessed 78 coronavirus deaths successful the aforesaid clip period. Bangladesh has truthful acold registered 6,84,756 coronavirus infections. 

Earlier connected April 1, the CAAB issued an bureau bid which said 4 days edifice quarantine is mandatory for each passengers from India, Singapore, Malaysia, China, Oman, UAE upon accomplishment successful Bangladesh astatine their ain expenses. Besides, passengers from Doha shall not beryllium allowed to participate Bangladesh till 18 April during the embargo period.

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