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Bangladesh mission staff in India down with Covid COVID19
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Bangladesh mission staff in India down with Covid

By South Asia Monitor/IBNS | @indiablooms | 26 Apr 2021, 09:56 pm

At least 32 officials and employees of Bangladesh high commissions in Delhi and Kolkata are now down with the coronavirus infection, Dhaka Tribune reported.

In Delhi, around 10 to 12 Bangladesh High Commission employees have tested positive with Covid-19. And, in Kolkata, 22 employees have picked up the infection.

Bangladesh High Commissioner in Delhi Mohammed Imran said: "I have instructed all officials and employees working in Bangladeshi missions in India to take the Covid-19 vaccine."

“Currently, there are 10 to 12 Covid-19 patients in Bangladesh High Commission in New Delhi. We are currently working from home and all have been directed to not go out unless there’s an emergency,” he said.

An official of the Bangladesh Deputy High Commission in Kolkata said around 22 patients are currently undergoing treatment for Covid-19.

Another 30 people, who had tested Covid-19 positive earlier, have completely recovered.