Lockdown extended in five Rohingya camps

Lockdown extended in five Rohingya camps
Authorities have extended the strict lockdown in Teknaf and Ukhia upazilas of Cox’s Bazar and five Rohingya camps till June 6 in a bid to contain the spread of Covid-19.

Teknaf UNO Md Parvej Chowdhury and Ukhiya UNO Nijam Uddin Ahmed confirmed the matter on Tuesday morning.

Amid a surge in Covid-19 cases in the region, a 10-day complete lockdown was imposed in Teknaf upazila and in five Ukhiya camps- 2,3,4,15 and 24- from May 21.

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All activities in these camps have been suspended, except emergency services like medicine and food supplies, officials said.