BNP leader Ruhul Kabir Rizvi has been shifted to the intensive care unit (ICU) of a hospital in the capital this afternoon.
He has been undergoing treatment at city’s Square Hospital after being infected with novel coronavirus or Covid-19.Earlier, his third coronavirus virus test report came positive on Wednesday.
Family of the BNP leader requested the countrymen to pray for his quick recovery.
Arifur Rahman Tushar, a close aid of Rizvi, confirmed the matter.
He said, Rizvi was taken to ICU on Thursday afternoon after his oxygen saturation dropped.
The BNP senior joint secretary general was tested positive for coronavirus on March 16 and admitted to the hospital later in the day.