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Govt issues circular imposing 11 fresh restrictions

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Published: 19:12, 10 January 2022   Update: 20:50, 10 January 2022
Govt issues circular imposing 11 fresh restrictions

The government has imposed 11 fresh restrictions for sine die to curb the coronavirus infection which will come into effect from January 13.

The Cabinet Division issued the circular on Monday (January 10).

The restrictions are as follows:

1. It is compulsory for all to wear masks in all public places including shops, shopping malls and markets, buyers and sellers and hotels and restaurants. Otherwise, Legal punishment will be applied.

2. Masks must be used outside the office and court. Mobile courts should be operated across the country to prevent deviations in compliance with hygiene rules.

3. Coronavirus Vaccine Certificate must have to be shown to sit in a restaurant for meal and stay in a residential hotel.

4. No student above 12 years of age will be allowed to enter the educational institutions without the vaccination certificate after the date fixed by the Ministry of Education.

5. Number of screenings at land ports, seaports and airports must be increased. Cruises should be banned from entering the ports. Even at land ports, only the driver will remain with the incoming truck. No assistant can come. Visitors accompanying foreign-goers must stop entering the airport.

6. Trains, buses and launches can carry passengers with half of the capacity. The concerned authorities will issue specific instructions in this regard along with the date of implementation. Drivers and assistants of all types of vehicles must have the Covid-19 vaccine certificate.

7. All travelers from abroad must show Covid-19 vaccine certificate and will go through Rapid Antigen Test.

8. The imams will make people concerned about the observance of hygiene rules and wearing of masks in the sermons of Juma prayers in all the mosques across the country. Deputy Commissioners (DCs) and Upazila Nirbahi Officers (UNOs) will ensure this.

9. The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare will take necessary steps to make publicity and initiatives to expedite public to take coronavirus vaccine and booster doses. In this case, the ministry can take assistance of the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting.

10. All social, political, religious ceremonies and gatherings in open spaces must remain suspended until further notice as the Covid infection is on the rise.

11. In case of any special situation in any area, the local administration will be able to take action through consulting with the concerned sides.

Check here the circulation the government issues.