Meanwhile, specimens of 69 people who have been quarantined have been sent to the Genome Center at Jashore University of Science and Technology for PCR testing.

Besides, five of those are in quarantine having tested positive for coronavirus in during antigen test. They have been admitted to Jashore Sadar Hosapial and their specimens have been sent to the lab for PCR test.

Civil surgeon Sheikh Abu Shahin said Covid-19 tests are being run on the passengers, who returned from India, after 14-day in quarantine as per the instruction of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

Only those who will test negative for coronavirus will be cleared for going home because many passengers have tested positive during their quarantine, he added.