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Covid-19

COVID-19 Country Response

COVID-19 epidemic evolution
To find out about the latest status of the COVID19 pandemic evolution and the most up-to-date statistics on the COVID19 disease in Bangladesh, please visit the Bangladeshi government platform with the official data. Official information on the progress of the epidemic in Bangladesh is consolidated by the Directorate General of Health Services. The agency provides a daily epidemiological update, which includes key national figures.

For the international outlook you can consult the latest situation reports published by the World Health Organisation as well as the global daily statistics on the coronavirus pandemic evolution including data on confirmed cases and deaths by country.

Sanitary measures
To find out about the latest public health situation in Bangladesh and the current sanitary measures in vigour, please consult the Bangladeshi Directorate General of Health Services (the website is in Bengali, but the publications are in English) including the up-to-date information on the containment measures put in place and public health recommendations.
Travel restrictions
The COVID-19 situation, including the spread of new variants, evolves rapidly and differs from country to country. All travelers need to pay close attention to the conditions at their destination before traveling. Regularly updated information for all countries with regards to Covid-19 related travel restrictions in place including entry regulations, flight bans, test requirements and quarantine is available on TravelDoc Infopage.
It is also highly recommended to consult COVID-19 Travel Regulations Map provided and updated on the daily basis by IATA.
The US government website of Centers of Disease Control and Prevention provides COVID-19 Travel Recommendations by Destination.

The UK Foreign travel advice also provides travelling abroad advice for all countries, including the latest information on coronavirus, safety and security, entry requirements and travel warnings.
Import & export restrictions
For the information on all the measures applicable to movement of goods during the period of sanitary emergency due to the COVID-19 outbreak (including eventual restrictions on imports and exports, if applicable), please consult the portal of the the Bangladeshi Customs.

For a general overview of trade restrictions due to COVID-19 pandemic, please consult the section dedicated to Bangladesh on the International Trade Centre's COVID-19 Temporary Trade Measures webpage.

Economic recovery plan
For the information on the economic recovery scheme put in place by the Bangladeshi government to address the impact of the COVID19 pandemic on the Banagladeshi economy, please visit the website of the Bangladeshi Ministry of Finance. The information on the Bangladesh economic emergency plan is available here.

For the general overview of the key economic policy responses to the COVID-19 outbreak (fiscal, monetary and  macroeconomic) taken by the Bangladeshi government to limit the socio-economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic,  please consult the section dedicated to Bangladesh in the IMF’s Policy Tracker platform.

Support plan for businesses
For the information on the local business support scheme established by the Bangladeshi government to help small and  medium-sized companies to deal with the economic impacts of the COVID19 epidemic on their activity, please consult  the portal of the Bangladeshi Ministry of Finance and the Central Bank of Bangladesh.

For a general overview of international SME support policy responses to the COVID-19 outbreak refer to the World Bank's Map of SME-Support Measures in Response to COVID-19.

Support plan for exporters
To find out about the support plan for exporters put in place by the Bangladeshi government, please consult the latest publications available on the Bangladeshi Export Promotion Bureau website.

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Latest Update: November 2022

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