Sixty-eight officers of the Barapukuria Coal Mine, together with the managing director, have examined constructive for COVID-19.
Because of the scenario, coal extraction has been suspended briefly and a few 500 Bangladeshi employees placed on indefinite depart from Jan 27, mentioned Managing Director Md Kamruzzaman Khan, studies bdnews24.com.
“Thirty-two Bangladeshi officers, together with myself, and 36 Chinese language officers and workers from our Chinese language contractor have examined constructive for the coronavirus,” he mentioned. “The staff and officers on the mine had been anxious concerning the scenario. For that motive, and to curb the unfold of the illness, now we have determined to briefly droop coal extraction work.”
Nonetheless, the scenario won’t have an effect on the ability manufacturing of the Barapukuria Thermal Energy Plant, he claimed.
“Our coal inventory is adequate to satisfy our calls for for 3 to 4 months,” Kamruzzaman mentioned.