Arpan, age 8

COVID-19 Emergency Response - Situation Report 14 - 09 September 2020

Bangladesh has become 14th on the list of worst-affected countries regarding the total number of COVID-19 cases. Even so, the Government of Bangladesh (GoB) withdrew all restrictions on public movement. Public transports are allowed to carry passengers at full capacity removing the previous directive of taking half. However, public awareness campaigns will be held to curb the spread of the virus. Authorities will act against those who violate hygiene rules. Primary Education Certificate and Junior School Certificate exam cancelled, and educational institutions will remain close till 3 October 2020.

World Vision reached 2.23 million people, including 782,212 children in Bangladesh with life-saving assistance to combat the COVID-19 pandemic.