The government has formed a national technical committee with 17 specialists to tackle the spread of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19).
The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare published a circular in this regard today.
The committee is headed by Professor Dr Mohammad Shahidullah, senior child specialist and president of Bangladesh medical and dental council.
Director of the Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research (IEDCR), Dr Meerjady Sabrina Flora is member-secretory of the committee.
So far the death toll from the deadly virus rises to 91 and the number of total infected person stands at 2,456 in the country.