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Govt orders all hospitals to treat COVID-19 patients

| Updated: May 27, 2020 21:35:06


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The government has ordered all public and private hospitals in Bangladesh to provide treatment to coronavirus (COVID-19) and other patients in separate units.

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare sent out letters to hospitals, medical colleges and clinics to take action in this regard, reports bdnews24.com.

Public health experts from the health directorate reviewed the treatment of COVID-19 in different countries and advised treating patients infected with the coronavirus and those suffering from other conditions in different parts of the same hospital, according to the letter.

The novel coronavirus has infected over 36,000 people in Bangladesh and 522 have died until Tuesday, according to the health directorate.

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