Eastern Times Correspondent, Dhaka, 22 April: Bangladesh has been added to the travel advisory list of the US State Department on April 20 stated as “Level Four: Do Not Travel”.
“The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 4 Travel Health Notice for Bangladesh due to Covid-19, indicating a very high level of Covid-19 in the country,” says the travel advisory section of the State Department’s official website.
The US State Department has added also added other 115 countries this week to its “Level Four: Do Not Travel” advisory list, putting the UK, Canada, France, Israel, Mexico, Germany and others on the list, citing a “very high level of Covid-19.”
On Monday, the State Department said it would boost the number of countries receiving its highest advisory rating to about 80% of countries worldwide.
Bangladesh reported 95 Covid-19 deaths yesterday which pushed the total number of deaths to 10,683 in the country.
The country also reported 4,280 new cases in the 24-hour period, with an infection rate of 15.07%, pushing the total number of cases here to 732,060. The current infection rate is 15.07%.