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Shopping malls closure extended till Apr 4

Shopping malls closure extended till Apr 4

Dhaka Metropolitan Shop Owners Association today decided to extend the closure of all shopping complexes and malls in the city till Apr 4.

All shopping malls and retail shops across the country will remain closed until Apr 4, as the duration has been extended for four more days.

Bangladesh Shop Owners Association took the decision as a precautionary measure to contain coronavirus infection in the country, said a press release on Sunday (Mar 29).

Earlier on Mar 22, the association decided to remain markets and super markets from Mar 25 to 31.

However, the vegetable shops/markets, shops of essential commodities and medicine shops will remain open during this time.  

In Bangladesh, 48 people have been infected, five people died and 15 people recovered in the disease.

The global death toll of coronavirus reached 31,068 till Sunday afternoon (Bangladesh time). A total of 669,080 people have been infected while 143,119 recovered worldwide in the deadly disease, worldometer reports.