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Bangladesh: Epidemiological Highlights Week 11 (09 – 15 March 2020)

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▪ Health sector COVID-19 preparedness and response readiness plan for Rohingya refugee and affected host populations has been reviewed and elaborated inline with 8 pillars detailing the activities and shared and review continued by health sector working group.

▪ Capacity building of health facilities has been taken in terms of COVID-19 surveillance, contact tracing and infection prevention and control.

▪ Rapid Investigation Team staffing and training will be taken place soon.

▪ Acute Respiratory Infection (23.7%), Diarrheal Diseases (5.6%) & Unexplained Fever (1.9%) are the diseases with highest proportional morbidity in week 11. Injury/wounds shows increasing trend (2.3%) over last couple of months.