Four Bangladeshi expatriates were quarantined for two weeks at their home at Rajapur upazila in Jhalakathi today.
Upazila Health and Family Planning officer Abulo Khayer Mahmud Rasel said, two people from Saudi Arabia, one from China and another from Italy had returned to their village. Health department staff got information on them from local people, and then tested the four expatriates. They tested negative to the novel coronavirus. All of them are well. However, they have all been put on home quarantine for two weeks as a precautionary measure.
Civil Surgeon of Jhalakathi Dr Shamol Krishna Halder said that all four of them have been quarantined. They did not test positive to an infection, but they have been quarantined for safety reasons because they have come from abroad.