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110 Bangladeshis infected with coronavirus in India

News Desk : risingbd.com
Publish on: 2020-04-04 5:27:26 AM     ||     Updated: 2020-04-05 9:54:27 PM

A total of 110 Bangladeshis are among 960 foreign Tablighi Jamaat participants who were tested positive for coronavirus infection in India. 

They were also blacklisted and their tourist visas cancelled by India for violating visa conditions. 

As many as, 2,000 foreigners from 70 countries including 493 from Bangladesh, who went to India for Tabligh Jamaat spread over several Indian states appear to be potential carriers of COVID-19 in the country, union home ministry said.

According to the data provided by the ministry, the Tabligh teams, which are now on tour in different states of the country also consisting 472 from Indonesia, 150 from Malaysia and 142 from Thailand._Agencies.