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DGHS sees dire outcome if health rules ignored

10 June 2021

Staff Reporter :
The Directorate General of Health Services on Wednesday warned that ignoring restrictions and safety rules by the people in bordering districts may bring dire consequences to the pandemic hit country.
"If the restrictions, the DGHS imposed to contain spreading on bordering districts, are not maintained, the pandemic situation would worsen," said Professor Dr. Nazmul Islam, Spokesman of the DGHS in a virtual news bulletin in the city.
He asked all to follow the directives by the individuals and community without showing any negligence to avoid the dire consequences in bordering districts.  
The spokesman warned that the Covid infections has been increasing since June 4 and it has now reached to more than 12 per cent.
"In this situation, local administrations announced restriction and lockdown in various bordering upazilas for good for all," he said.
The spokesman said that the restrictions has been announcing for keeping the nation save from more worse situations, so no one should show unawareness on these rules.
Ignoring those directives would not bring good results for us, he warned.
Infection rates reached above 29 per cent in Chapainawabgonj, above 25 per cent in Joypurhat and more than 23 per cent in Rajshahi district, the spokesman said.
The spreading situations of the deadly virus have been worsening in these districts.
After imposing restrictions, the spreading is now in stable condition.
If we can make it continue, the nation may be relived from increasing number of infections, he added.
About vaccination programme, the spokesman urge all to be patience saying the campaign will be resumed soon.
"We may resume the first dose vaccination programme soon. Those who are waiting for the second dose would be got it in time," Dr. Nazmul Islam said.
He said that Pfizer vaccines would be deployed soon in the capital city only.
"Those jabs (Pfizer) have to inoculate in certain hospitals in Dhaka as it needed some special tempered refrigerators can be rare out of the capital city," he said.

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