Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has called on the people to strictly follow the Kovid rules to curb the spread of Kovid-19, saying that the second wave of Kovid is even stronger in the country. In her concluding speech during the 12th session of the 11th Parliament, Hasina said, ‘The second wave of Corona virus is becoming more deadly worldwide. There has been a sudden jump in virus infection and fatal rate from 29 to 31 March and it has been increasing since then.
Sheikh Hasina said that if people follow the rules and health protocol then the situation will be under control. He said, ‘I know that everyone will face difficulties. Despite this, I say that people’s lives should be given priority over everything. ‘ He also urged people to wear face masks, maintain social distance and stay away from social ceremonies including wedding ceremonies.
Along with the Prime Minister, many MPs also expressed condolences for those who lost their lives due to Kovid-19 in the country. He told Parliament that the vaccination campaign against Kovid-19 would continue and also assured that his government was trying to buy more vaccines of coronaviruses. Hasina also confirmed that domestic flights will remain suspended for a week, while shopping malls will remain closed.
He asked the officials to ensure that people coming from abroad are quarantined. He said that children and young people should be taken special care, as the infection rate of Kovid-19 is very high among them, although elderly people were infected with the virus even during the first wave. He said that the government is working to make Bangladesh self-sufficient in every field. He also welcomed the development of a new variety of onions. He urged people to cultivate every inch of land to prevent food shortages due to the epidemic.