A total of 366 Bangladeshis including some stranded Umrah pilgrims returned to Dhaka from Saudi Arabia on Wednesday evening.
A special flight of Saudia Airlines carrying the Bangladeshis landed at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport on around 8:30pm.
Confirming the matter to The Business Standard, Dr Shahriar Sazzad, in-charge of Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport Health center said, "We are screening the Saudi returnees. If we get the symptom of coronavirus in anyone, we will send them to the hospital."
"Otherwise, all the returnees will be sent to Ashkona Hajj camp for quarantine", he added.
Earlier, Foreign minister Dr A K Abdul Momen said that among the 366 returnees, nearly 200 were in Saudi prisons, 132 are stranded Umrah pilgrims and the rest are undocumented workers.