Filter for Bangladesh Government Actions to Stop the Spread of Coronavirus

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2020-07-01 In Movement restrictions: Curfews
An update to the curfews set in place on May 31, from July 1- August 3, no one will be allowed outdoors from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. except to receive medical services, to go to work, or to buy or sell medicine. Stores can remain open until 7 p.m.
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2020-06-30 In Public health measures: Isolation and quarantine policies
the Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh announced until further notice all international commercial passenger flights from Bahrain, Bhutan, Hong Kong, India, Kuwait, Malaysia, Maldives, Nepal, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Sri Lanka, Singapore, Thailand, and Turkey shall not be allowed to land at any airport in Bangladesh.
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2020-06-25 Out Movement restrictions: International flights suspension
The Government of Bangladesh has authorized the resumption of limited international commercial flights. Biman Bangladesh Airlines, Emirates, and Qatar Airways have resumed flights, and Turkish Airlines is scheduled to resume flights in July.
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2020-06-01 Out Movement restrictions: Domestic travel restrictions
domestic commercial passenger flights will resume in a limited scal
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2020-05-31 Out Social distancing: Closure of businesses and public services
Between May 31 to June 15, offices and workplaces began to reopen
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2020-05-12 In Movement restrictions: Domestic travel restrictions
All domestic commercial passenger flights are also suspended until May 30.
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2020-05-12 In Public health measures: Isolation and quarantine policies
Updated isolation/quarantine measures based on "no visa required" stamp
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2020-05-12 In Lockdown: Partial lockdown
The Government of Bangladesh’s general holiday period has been extended to May 30. Bangladeshi government offices and private sector organizations will largely be closed from March 26 to May 30 and the government has advised everyone to stay home during this period. Hospitals, pharmacies, and kitchen markets will remain open. Public transportation and banking services will be limited.
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2020-05-12 In Movement restrictions: International flights suspension
until May 30 all scheduled international commercial passenger flights from Bahrain, Bhutan, Hong Kong, India, Kuwait, Malaysia, Maldives, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sri Lanka, Singapore, Thailand, Turkey, UAE and UK shall not be allowed to land at any international airport in Bangladesh.
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2020-05-12 In Movement restrictions: Additional health/documents requirements upon arrival
Foreign nationals with valid visas will be required to produce a medical certificate (with English translation) to be obtained within 72 hours of travel, indicating that they are COVID-19 negative. This medical certificate needs to be submitted on arrival at the Bangladesh point of entry (airport/seaport/land port).
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2020-05-08 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
Targeting Covid-19 Relief Payments in Bangladesh
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2020-04-29 In Lockdown: Partial lockdown
extending the general holiday period to May 5
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2020-04-29 In Movement restrictions: Curfews
A daily curfew is in effect from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. Hospitals, pharmacies, and food stores remain open.
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2020-04-13 In Socio-economic measures: Emergency administrative structures activated or established
Activated Health and Social Protection Programme to Fight COVID-19
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2020-04-12 In Lockdown: Partial lockdown
Holiday period extended to April 25
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2020-04-10 In Movement restrictions: Curfews
extends existing COVID-19 restrictions until April 25 and imposes curfew from April 10
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2020-04-07 In Socio-economic measures: Emergency administrative structures activated or established
How to Run a COVID-19 Hospital in Bangladesh
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2020-03-30 In Socio-economic measures: Emergency administrative structures activated or established
National Guidelines on Clinical Management of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (Covid-19)
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2020-03-29 In Socio-economic measures: Military deployment
army has been deployed to enforce social distancing measures.
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2020-03-29 In Lockdown: Partial lockdown
general holiday period from March 29 to April 11. Bangladeshi government offices and private sector organizations will largely remain closed until April 9 and the government has advised everyone to stay home during this period. Hospitals, pharmacies, and food stores remain open. Public transportation and banking services remain limited.
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2020-03-29 In Movement restrictions: International flights suspension
Until April 7, all scheduled international commercial passenger flights from Bahrain, Bhutan, Hong Kong, India, Kuwait, Malaysia, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sri Lanka, Singapore, Thailand, Turkey, and United Arab Emirates (UAE) shall not be allowed to land at any international airport in Bangladesh.
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2020-03-21 In Movement restrictions: International flights suspension
prohibit most – but not all - incoming flights from landing at all international airports in Bangladesh. The Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport remains open with limited flights.
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2020-03-20 In Movement restrictions: Additional health/documents requirements upon arrival
medical certificates that may be required in order to travel
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2020-03-19 In Socio-economic measures: Emergency administrative structures activated or established
National Guideline for Health Care Provider On Infection Prevention and Control of COVID-19 pandemic in Healthcare Setting
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2020-03-16 In Movement restrictions: International flights suspension
From March 16 to 31, foreign nationals on flights originating from Europe, except for the United Kingdom, will not be allowed to enter Bangladesh.
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2020-03-16 In Movement restrictions: Visa restrictions
Issuance of on-arrival visas for Bangladesh will remain suspended for two weeks between March 15 to 29 for incoming passengers of all countries. Foreign nationals with valid visas staying in Bangladesh now will have the option of extending their existing visas for up to three months.
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2020-03-16 In Public health measures: Isolation and quarantine policies
Passengers arriving in Bangladesh from other coronavirus-affected countries will be placed under self-quarantine for two weeks after arrival. This will continue until further notice.
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2020-03-08 In Public health measures: Isolation and quarantine policies
14 days self-quarantine, foreign nationals arriving from China, Italy, Iran or South Korea
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2020-03-08 In Public health measures: Health screenings in airports and border crossings
screening measures
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2020-03-01 In Movement restrictions: Visa restrictions
Travelers who lived in or visited the EU region and Iran since March 1, 2020 will not be allowed to enter Bangladesh until April 15, 2020. However, those travelers who have not been to the EU region or Iran on or before February 29, 2020 will be permitted to enter Bangladesh with valid visas.
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2020-03-01 In Movement restrictions: Additional health/documents requirements upon arrival
Foreign nationals with valid visas will be required to produce a medical certificate (with English translation) to be obtained within 72 hours of travel, indicating that they do not have any symptoms of COVID-19. This medical certificate needs to be submitted on arrival at the Bangladesh point of entry (airport/seaport/land port).
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