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More than 50 people of DU infected with coronavirus

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Published: 21:19, 17 November 2020  
More than 50 people of DU infected with coronavirus

More than 50 people including teachers and officials of Dhaka University (DU) have been detected with coronavirus.

Family of Pro-VC (education) professor Dr ASM Maksud Kamal has also contracted the deadly virus.

It was learned on Tuesday (November 17), more than 50 people of 20 families of different teachers and officials of the university have been detected with coronavirus. The number of coronavirus infection suddenly increased during last week.

According to university teachers and officials, an official of the vice-chancellor’s office along with his family has been infected with coronavirus.

Though two members of vniversity Pro-VC (education) Professor Dr ASM Maksud Kamal’s family have contracted coronavirus, he is still well.

Besides, a teacher of the sociology department of the university, along with his whole family, was admitted to Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Medical University (BSMMU) for a long time after being infected with coronavirus. However, they returned home after making something recovery. 

Apart from this, two teachers of the Department of Communication Disability and the Department of Political Science have been infected with coronavirus.

It was learned that the transport manager working in the administrative building of the university, the assistant registrar of the examination controller’s office and many others who are on administrative charge have been infected with coronavirus.

When asked, university Proctor Professor AKM Golam Rabbani said the rate of coronavirus infection in the university area suddenly increased during the last week. That is why, we have taken awareness programme. From now on, entering the university area without a mask is completely prohibited and the administration is strictly following the No Mask-No Service Rules.


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