Freedom fighter and Ekushey Padak winner magician Jewel Aich, who was undergoing treatment at the Combined Military Hospital (CMH) in the capital, has returned home.
He was discharged from the Combined Military Hospital (CMH) at noon on Saturday and returned to his home.His wife Bipasha Aich confirmed the news to the media on Saturday.
Following the advice of the doctors, he will receive the necessary treatment remaining in isolation at home for several days, she said.
Jewel Aich was diagnosed with the virus on November 4.
Born to BK Aich and Saraju Aich on April 10, 1950 in Barisal, Jewel Aich took part as a combat soldier in the Liberation War and also served as a non-combatant role, teaching students in refugee camps alongside inspiring the freedom fighters.
Apart from being the most renowned and popular Bangladeshi magician, Jewel Aich is a skilled flutist, author and ambassador to many humanitarian projects.
Jewel Aich received Ekushey Padak in 2003 and CJFB (Cultural Journalists Forum of Bangladesh) Lifetime Achievement Award in 2008, as well as many other awards in his illustrious career.