Coronavirus Fears in Bangladesh: 327 Japanese leave Dhaka
10:50 AM, April 02, 2020 / LAST MODIFIED: 10:59 AM, April 02, 2020

Fears over coronavirus: 327 Japanese leave Dhaka

A total of 327 Japanese citizens left Dhaka this morning on a special flight arranged by the Japanese government for those who opted to return home amid the coronavirus outbreak.

The 400-seat chartered flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines set off for Japan at around 10:00 am, said Mokabbir Hossain, managing director and chief executive of Biman Bangladesh.

In the last seven days, around 633 foreigners have left Bangladesh.

Of them, 269 were US citizens, 225 from Malaysia and 139 from Bhutan, said sources at Dhaka airport.

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