Staff Reporter | Update: 2020-03-11 02:47:59
An emergency meeting on the topic of the deadly Corona virus was held at the City Mayor's office in Tigerpass on Sunday afternoon. Chittagong City Corporation Mayor Al-Hajm Azimuddin chaired the meeting.
The meeting was attended by Chief Executive Officer Mohammad Chaudhry, Secretary Mohammad Abu Shahed Chowdhury, Chief Health Officer Dr Selim Akter Chowdhury, Chief Accounting Officer Mohammad Saifuddin, City Mayor Secretary General. Abul Hashem, Chief Clean Officer Shafiqul Mannan Siddiqui, Deputy Chief Cleaning Officer Morshedul Alam Chowdhury was present. Speaking to the president, the city mayor said Corona was a contagious virus.
Covid-19 (Corps and Corus Virus Corus Virus) is currently being infected in several countries around the world. If you have traveled to countries infected with the Corona virus, including China and have fever (more than 100 degree Fahrenheit / 38 degree centigrade) within 14 days of returning, throat, cough and shortness of breath may result in infection of Covid-19 virus in your body. In that case, the City Mayor urged you to consult the responsible physician in the ward health centers including General Hospital, Memon Maternity Hospital, operated by Chittagong City Corporation, along with the Government Health Center.
He urged the Chassis Health Department to follow the health ministry's directive not to panic over the Corona virus. He said the government of Bangladesh has the capacity to address this situation. The government has been monitoring the issue for 24 hours and taking appropriate measures to resolve any issues in this regard.
In this regard, the mayor of the city also said that due to the outbreak of the Corona virus, many countries are now accepting economic losses. The Corona virus was first detected in China. It is now spread to more than 5 countries around the world. Millions of people have been infected with the disease and 3,000 people have died. Of course, half of the infected people are already cured.
With the inauguration of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare and the National Institute of Pathology, Disease Control and Research, the City Mayor said there was nothing to panic about in this situation.
Corona virus contagion can be prevented a lot by following the guidelines of the Health Department and the World Health Organization. However, as part of the warning to prevent the virus in the country, maintain a distance of 3 feet from the person who is washing, coughing or sneezing regularly with disinfectant or soap or hand wash, refusing to touch the eyes, nose and mouth without washing hands, coughing or coughing. Time to cover the nose and mouth with tissue or elbow, where there is no spitting, wash the food well before cooking, any food is good. Cooking in the kitchen, avoiding contact with a sick person or animal, washing clothes once in a while, cleaning the home and workplace regularly, not using outdoor shoes indoors, walking barefoot, shaking hands with strangers or strangers. Or refrain from embracing, seeking immediate medical attention if you experience fever, cough and shortness of breath, and avoid contact with others. The lie, healthcare or health advice doctors employed by following the best way to stay safe.
In addition, the city mayor said it is best to stay at home if you feel ill, to use mask in a crowded place, to keep children, the elderly and chronic patients more alert and to travel abroad to protect themselves.
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