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Covid claims 133 bankers’ lives

A total of 133 bank officials have died of Coronavirus infection in Bangladesh till May while 25,399 others were infected with the virus in 15 months. Number of dead and infected bank officials has increased in June. The banks are giving up to Tk 5 million as compensation to the family members of the covid victims. Family of workers will get Tk 2.5 million while trainee assistant officers to lower rank officers get Tk 3.75 million. Bangladesh Bank asked authorities of banks to provide transport facilities for the bankers but most of the private banks do not comply with the direction. Branches of banks do not maintain social distancing rules leaving officials and workers at the risk of being infected. According to Bangladesh Bank statistics, the number of total bank officials a...