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Environment Minister Md Shahab Uddin catches Covid-19 for 2nd time

  • Sun Online Desk
  • 27th January, 2022 12:12:13 PM
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Environment, Forest and Climate Change Minister Md Shahab Uddin has tested positive for Covid-19. This is the second time that he has contracted the virus, earlier was in August 2020.

The minister underwent RT-PCR test at the Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research (IEDCR) on Wednesday as he had symptoms of the virus. The test result emerged positive, his Ministry said in a statement.

The minister is in isolation at his official residence, the Ministry said.

The Environment Minister was admitted to Combined Military Hospital (CMH) from August 12-20 in 2020 with Covid.