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High Commission of India

Dhaka

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Information on COVID-19 - Bangladesh

In view of the three confirmed cases of COVID-19 detected in Bangladesh as of March 10, 2020, Indian citizens in Bangladesh are advised to take adequate health precautions and follow guidelines set out by Government of Bangladesh. 

2. COVID-19 Hotline, Bangladesh

The Government of Bangladesh has set up a public health emergency control room at Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research (IEDCR) and established a COVID-19 hotline: +8801944333222

Government of Bangladesh’s health helpline: 16263

3. Emergency 24X7 Helpline of High Commission of India: +8801938858442‬,+8801938858443 

4. Travel Restrictions & Quarantine information:

 As of March 9th, the Government of Bangladesh has suspended issuing visa on arrival to nationals from China, Italy, South Korea and Iran. As of March 8th, airlines flying between Bangladesh and China would only permit travellers with valid visas and health clearances to fly.

The Government of Bangladesh has announced it has begun distributing health information cards and conducting temperature screening of all passengers arriving in Bangladesh at all points of entry. Persons showing symptoms of Covid-19 such as high temperature will be isolated at a designated hospital. All persons arriving from abroad in Bangladesh are being requested to self-quarantine for 14 days. 

5. Information Repository of IEDCR, Bangladesh: https://www.iedcr.gov.bd/index.php/component/content/article/73-ncov-2019

6. Advisories from Ministry of Health & Family Welfare (MoHFW, GOI) Government of India:https://www.mohfw.gov.in 

7. For regular updates & health advisories from MoHFW, GOI: Follow MoHFW on twitter handle at @MoHFW_INDIA or on Facebook at @MOHFWIndia 

8. For updates from High Commission of India, Dhaka: Follow HCI, Dhaka on twitter handle at @ihcdhaka or on Facebook at @IndiaInBangladesh

Dhaka

11 March 2020

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