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304 expats quarantined for not having Covid-free certificates

A total of 304 passengers who returned home from different countries were sent to Diya Bari quarantine centre in Uttara from Shahjalal Airport on Sunday as they did not have coronavirus negative test reports.

Dr Shahriar Sajjad, in -charge of Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport Health Centre, told UNB that 304 passengers were sent to the quarantine centre in the last 24 hours till 8:00 am Sunday.

They all came from different countries, mostly from the Middle Eastern ones, he added.

Earlier, the Civil Aviation Authority issued a circular saying that all passengers from abroad must have Covid-19 negative certificates. Or else, they will be sent to institutional quarantine for 14 days.

Source: United News of Bangladesh