Covid-19 impact and responses: Bangladesh

2020-08-26T21:52:16+06:00May 13th, 2020|

The government has repeatedly been asking people to stay home in efforts to contain the spread of the virus. But soon after the 24 March announcement, people started leaving the capital for their village homes in droves. Several local media outlets reported that hundreds of city dwellers boarded buses and trains to head back home, fuelling fears of further spread of the virus throughout the country.