Dhaka, May 26 -- But after the government declared the bustling city under quarantine and ordered people to stay at home, something else arrived.


The police on Monday turned back visitors from the Patenga Sea Beach, Foy's Lake, Sea World and the zoo, all of which remained closed even during the festival due to the coronavirus outbreak.

"We usually struggle to manage the crowds on Eid, but this year we've ensured that no one goes to the beach," Patenga police chief Utpal Barua told bdnews24.com.

Sub-Inspector Sumon Dey at Kathgarh check-post said they turned back many visitors who came to enjoy the empty metallic forests throughout the day.

Additional police personnel have been deployed around the other amusement centres as w...