The Health Services Division (HSD) has set up a 15-member Covid-19 management committee to help prevent spread of the virus and to ensure proper health care for patients.
The matter was confirmed by a notice issued by the HSD on Monday.
Additional Secretary (Public Health Wing) Kazi Zebunnessa Begum will act as the convener of the committee and Joint Secretary (Pubic Health) Begum Nilufer Nazneen will act as the member secretary.
The committee will work to implement the directives of the Prime Minister to control Covid-19 infections in the country.
The committee will take initiatives to expand the treatment of Covid-19 in the private sphere.
They will also collect information from different districts regarding the coronavirus situation.