Brahmanbaria district police have formed a 45-member 'Quick Response Team' in an attempt to curb novel coronavirus spread in the district.
The team, led by Police Superintendent Mohammad Anisur Rahman, will work to contain the spread of the virus on priority basis, according to a press release issued by the district police on Friday evening.
"Ensuring the safety of the team members, we will work to create public awareness and support health officials, the district administration and army officials," said the district police in the press release.
The quick response team is paying visit to the house of every expatriate, who has returned home recently, to tag them with 'home-quarantine' stickers.
The team will also work to hospitalize suspected patients.
Abu Sayeed, additional superintendent of Brahmanbaria Sadar Police Station, said each five members from nine police stations in the district were included in the team.
"The team will provide emergency services on priority basis and will remain active on the field till further notice is issued," he added.