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Bangladesh closes its borders with India from tomorrow for a period of two weeks due to Corona

Today, Sunday, the Bangladeshi government announced the closure of its borders with India, starting tomorrow, Monday, for a period of two weeks. Due to the sharp increase in the number of new cases of Coronavirus in India.


"We announce the closure of our land borders with India to the movement of citizens at the present time, with the exception of trucks transporting goods," said Bangladeshi Foreign Minister AK Abdul Mumin - in statements carried by the Indian newspaper (Hindustan Times) - adding that this decision was taken in light of the increase. Rapid infection with Corona virus in India.


The closure of the land borders between Bangladesh and India comes at a time when the Corona situation has led to the suspension of flight operations between the two countries since April 14.


Bangladesh recorded 2,697 cases of Coronavirus during the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 742,400.