Coronavirus spreading in Bangladesh’s Rohingya camps


The high population density and frequent violation of social distancing rules in the crowded Rohingya camps are responsible for the spread of the pandemic. – EPA pic, May 23, 2020.

BANGLADESH’s crammed Rohingya camps are threatened with the coronavirus outbreak as the infection tally rose to 21 with eight new cases reported yesterday, a government official was quoted as saying by Anadolu Agency.  

The first Covid-19 case in the world’s biggest refugee camps was recorded on May 14 and it took one week to push the infection tally to the second digit mark. 


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