Bangladesh arrests health workers for selling fake COVID-19 certificates

In Bangladesh, more than a dozen health workers have been arrested on charges of selling thousands of fake certificates claiming people are free of coronavirus.
Corruption has only added to the challenge of fighting the COVID-19 outbreak.
Al Jazeera’s Tanvir Chowdhury reports from Dhaka, Bangladesh.

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