Vice chairman of BNP Barkat Ullah Bulu and 3 other members of his family was hospitalised with Covid-19 infections.
The three family members who contracted the virus are his wife Shamia Barkat Lucky, elder son Omar Sharif Mohammad Imran (Saniyat) and youngest son Mahathir Mohammad Irkan (Sabit).Manjurul Azim Sumon, assistant organizing Secretary of Juba Dal, confirmed the matter to media.
Bulu, the former BNP minister, his wife and sons gave their samples for the Covid-19 tests on Thursday morning and the results came back positive for the virus on the night. They were later admitted to Green Life Hospital in the capital, he said.
Barkat Ullah Bulu requested the countrymen to pray for their quick recovery from the disease, Manjurul added.