Government Policy

No need to wear mask in general: IEDCR

DHAKA, Institute of Epidemiology Disease Control and

Research (IEDCR) today gave instructions about the use of mask saying the

people, who are not infected with coronavirus, do not need to wear masks.

Corona-infected people must wear mask, according to IEDCR’s instructions.

IEDCR also asked the relatives of the people, who are under supervision or

placed in quarantine, in addition to the doctors, nurses and health workers,

involved with corona service, to wear mask.

People with less disease resistance ability like elderly people, liver and

kidney patients, diabetes mellitus, and those, who are suffering from cancer

and stroke or take radiotherapy or chemotherapy, have been also asked to wear


Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)