Coronavirus: Digital display board set up at Benapole port


A digital display board has been set up at Benapole Customs and Immigration Check Post to raise awareness among passengers about novel coronavirus, named COVID-19, reports UNB.

The board, which displays messages about the virus, was installed at the gate of the immigration building on Friday afternoon.

Abdullah Al Mamun, medical officer of Benapole Immigration Health Centre, said it will help passengers understand whether they have any symptoms of coronovirus.

Rabidranath, an Indian passenger, said that this will help passengers to be alert about the virus.

China's national health commission on Saturday reported 143 new deaths, bringing the toll to more than 1,500 from the virus which has spread to two dozen countries and infected more than 66,000 people.