Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (Buet) has locked down its Dhakeshwari residential area today after one resident was tested positive with the novel coronavirus.
In a notice, Buet Environment Committee President Dr. Pran Kanai Saha said, a resident of Dhakeshwari residential area was found coronavirus positive. So, all the residents of the area will have to stay in 14-day mandatory quarantine. The area will be under lockdown.
Confirming the matter to The Business Standard, Buet Teachers' Association President Professor AKM Masud said, "An assistant teacher of Buet Mechanical Engineering Department went to India along with his mother and sister recently."
"They came back to the country few days ago. His mother was found infected with coronavirus. The teacher and his sister are also not feeling well," he added.