Bangaladesh Parliament members were urged to undergo Corona Virus tests before attending Parliament. Accordingly the MPs would be given opportunity to give away swab samples at the the parliament’s medical centre. Further the Parliament staffers who work during the sessions amid the pandemic also need negative test results to attend to work.
Coronavirus health rules, such as wearing masks and maintaining social distancing, will be followed strictly during the new session like the previous ones. It is reported that a total of 80 MPs will be allowed to join the session in turns. The elderly MPs and those with underlying health conditions have been requested to avoid the session.
Journalists and visitors are barred from joining the parliament sessions during the pandemic.