Info Minister Hasan Mahmud infected with coronavirus

News Desk
17 October 2020, Sat
Published: 11:00 Updated: 01:20

Info Minister Hasan Mahmud infected with coronavirus

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.

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