Tuesday, May 5th, 2020

Flight suspension extended till May 16

Published 11:11 pm | May 05, 2020

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Online Desk : The Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh (Caab) on Tuesday extended the suspension of all international and domestic flights till May 16, aiming to prevent the spread of coronavirus.

The restriction on operation of international passenger flights has been extended till May 16, said a Caab press release on Tuesday, reports UNB.

Bahrain, Bhutan, Hong Kong, India, Kuwait, Malaysia, the Maldives, Nepal, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sri Lanka, Singapore, Thailand, Turkey, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the United Kingdom (UK) will come under the restriction, the release added. But special flights, air ambulance, emergency landing flights and cargo flights will remain out of the purview of the restriction, it said.

Bangladesh recorded the highest number of single-day coronavirus cases on Tuesday as 786 more people got infected in the last 24 hours, raising the total cases to 10,929.

The death toll from the virus stood at 183 in the country as another person died during the period.

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