The Bangladesh Army will start working with the local administration in all districts of the country from Wednesday.
As per the government directive, the army will make necessary coordination as part of the deployment to assist the local administration in controlling the coronavirus in all districts today under the "In Aid to Civil Power", said a press release from the ISPR.
The government on Monday decided to deploy the armed forces to control the transmission of the coronavirus which has created a pandemic.
After the coordination activities, from Wednesday the army will assist and coordinate the actions taken by the local administration. They will make a list of all infected with the coronavirus and ensure that people returning from overseas are in quarantine. The army will also provide medical assistance at the division and district levels.
The Bangladesh Navy will work to assist the civil administration in coastal areas. The Air Force will be in charge of the hospital's medical equipment and emergency transport.