‘Lockdown’ extended till May 16; public transport can operate within cities after May 5 | The Daily Star
02:09 PM, May 03, 2021 / LAST MODIFIED: 02:14 PM, May 03, 2021

‘Lockdown’ extended till May 16; public transport can operate within cities after May 5

The ongoing restriction on movement and public transport has been extended till May 16, considering the current Covid-19 pandemic situation.

No inter-district transport services will be allowed during the period, Cabinet Secretary Khandaker Anwarul Islam said while briefing reporters after a Cabinet meeting.

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But the government will allow public transport to operate within cities after May 5, the secretary said.

Launch and train services will also remain suspended till May 16, he added.

The Cabinet secretary said the government will close down markets if the authorities fail to comply with the health guidelines.

City corporations and police will monitor the situation and take action accordingly, he said.

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