The Local Government Division has finally urged Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) to implement strict lockdown in the capital’s Wari area to contain the coronavirus transmission.
In a letter sent to the DSCC, it recommended bringing three outer roads and four inner roads under lockdown, said a notification from the ministry on Monday.
Earlier on June 22, Health Services Division of the Health and Family Welfare Ministry announced ward-41 of DSCC covering Wari as a red zone.’
Tipu Sultan Road, Jahangir Road, Dhaka-Sylhet Highway (Joykali Temple to Baldha Garden) in outer road and Lalmini road, Hare road, War road, Rankin Street and Nawab St in inner Wari were recommended to be put under strict lockdown.
DSCC has been urged to put the Wari area under lockdown according to Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) issued by the LGD.
Bangladesh has reported 141,801 coronavirus cases and 1,783 deaths as of Monday.