Information Minister Hasan Mahmud has infected with the coronavirus. He has been admitted to a hospital in the capital.
“The minister was admitted to Square Hospitals in the city on Friday as he tested positive for Covid-19,” his personal assistant Kaisarul Alam told UNB.
Kaisar, however, said minister Mahmud is doing well.
Meanwhile, Bangladesh reported 1,527 new cases of Covid-19, bringing the total caseload to 386,086 as of Friday.
During the period, 15 coronavirus deaths were recorded, pushing up the death tally to 5,623.