Stern steps will be taken against the persons involved in hoarding essentials goods and spreading rumors over coronavirus, Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader said in a briefing today at the Secretariat.
The minister also asked the people to be cautious and inform members of the law enforcement agencies about the people who are hoarding goods.
He also asked mass people and local representatvies to inform health department if someone shows symptoms of coronavirus or anyone violates quarantine rules.
"A committee has been formed with 500 members of doctors from Bangladesh Medical Association (BMA) and Shadhinota Chikitshok Parishad (SHACHIP) to help the health department and work together as per Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's order," says Obaidul Quader.
"The prime minister has asked for strategic co-ordination among the local people," he added.
He also informed, all the programmes of March 26 have been cancelled from center to grass root level.