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National Zoo to reopen from Nov 1

After around seven months of closure due to coronavirus pandemic , the National Zoo at Mirpur is going to be reopened for the visitors from November 1.

 

The Ministry of Fisheries and Livestock has recently given permission to the Department of Livestock to reopen the zoo subject to compliance of certain conditions including maintaining proper health guidelines.

 

In a press release, the ministry said that social distancing must be maintained.

 

Disinfection tunnels and footbaths should be installed at the entrances of the zoo.

 

Arrangements should be made to check the physical temperature of the visitors with the help of thermal scanner at the entrances.

 

The number of visitors should be kept limited to maximum 2,000 daily, said the release. Besides, hand sanitizers should be provided to visitors.

 

Visiting hours has been fixed from 9am to 3pm.

 

The Ministry of Fisheries and Livestock announced the closure of the National Zoo on March 20 to prevent the spread of coronavirus.

 

Source: United News of Bangladesh