Not any outdoor Baishakhi celebrations this season

April 08, 2021 Bangladesh
The government has asked everyone never to carry any mass gatherings and outdoor celebrations during Pahela Baishakh, the first working day of the Bangla calendar, for the second time in a row to curb the spread of Covid-19.

Nevertheless, the Ministry of Cultural Affairs referred to as on the persons to welcome the Bengali New Year 1428 about April 14 with online festivities, reports UNB.

Pahela Baishakh celebrations form a fundamental element of Bengali culture given that they started over six centuries rear.

A notification issued by the ministry over Wednesday said, "In line with the instructions issued by the Cabinet Division, following current Covid-19 situation, it really is requested that events be organised about online platforms when possible. Mass gatherings shouldn't be avoided at any cost."

All programmes had been cancelled last calendar year in order to avoid mass gatherings to curb the pass on of Covid-19.

Bangladesh is currently seeing a spike found in Covid-19 conditions and deaths for the last few weeks.

The country saw the best number of daily infections with 7,626 new cases reported until early Wednesday since the outbreak began in March this past year.

Also, the united states recorded 63 extra deaths from the virus during the past 24 hours, based on the Directorate General of Health Offerings.

Although the federal government enforced a 7-day lockdown from Monday restricting people's activity, shutting shops, markets and suspending procedures of public transport, people took it lightly and so are moving around freely defying the restriction, posing risks of considerably more transmission.

Also, the movement of city buses resumed on Wednesday, two days following the enforcement of the lockdown, as the government has allowed public transfer services in town corporation areas.

However, hospitals happen to be struggling to supply treatment to the increasing amount of coronavirus patients with their limited means.

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