DHAKA, Bangladesh

Bangladesh is in the middle of a 17-day countrywide lockdown to halt the spread of novel coronavirus.

The government took precautionary and protective measures, including air, road and railway restrictions and deployed army troops to maintain social distance after officials confirmed the first three cases of COVID-19 on March 8.

Like other nations, the government and private sector, except emergency services workers, have stay-at-home orders and must maintain a self-quarantine.

Sajidul Islam Sojol, who teaches the Art of Living at Daffodil International University in Dhaka, gave a picture to Anadolu Agency about how locals are maintaining the quarantine.

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