A policeman urges residents not to come out of their homes in Dhaka, Bangladesh, last week. Photo: AP A policeman urges residents not to come out of their homes in Dhaka, Bangladesh, last week. Photo: AP
A policeman urges residents not to come out of their homes in Dhaka, Bangladesh, last week. Photo: AP

Coronavirus: Bangladesh defends readiness after leaked UN report warns 2 million could die

  • Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Mohammed Shahriar Alam said social distancing policies and Chinese medical supplies will help in the fight
  • But the country’s manufacturing industry is suffering, including firms owned by ethnic Chinese businessmen

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A policeman urges residents not to come out of their homes in Dhaka, Bangladesh, last week. Photo: AP A policeman urges residents not to come out of their homes in Dhaka, Bangladesh, last week. Photo: AP
A policeman urges residents not to come out of their homes in Dhaka, Bangladesh, last week. Photo: AP
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