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Fears grow over Bangladesh’s COVID-19 response

Local health ministry says pandemic has spread to level of community transmission and will spread quite rapidly.

In Bangladesh, there are 27 confirmed cases of the virus.

There have been two recorded deaths so far and more than 2,000 people are under home quarantine.

But people are scared their country may not be ready to handle the crisis.

Al Jazeera’s Tanvir Chowdhury reports from Dhaka.