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Khaleda Zia returns home after 14 days of hospitalisation (Updated)

  • Sun Online Desk
  • 24th June, 2022 06:01:31 PM
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BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia has returned home from hospital due to risk Covid-19 infection, according to our correspondent.

Receiving discharge certificate from the medical board formed for the treatment at Evercare Hospital in the capital, Khaleda Zia left the hospital today after14 days of her treatment.  

The BNP Chairperson, who has been suffering from various health complications, including cardiac ones, left the hospital at 5:30pm and reached her Gulshan residence at 6:00pm.   

Personal physician of BNP chief  Dr AZM Zahid Hossain informed that the medical board at Evercare Hospital considers of release (Madam) Khaleda Zia from the hospital as Covid cases are rising.

He also said the physicians will ensure her proper treatment at her home.

Meanwhile, according to physician, the BNP Chairperson is at high risk due to internal haemorrhage.

Prof Dr Shahabuddin Talukder of the  Evercare Hospital said she is at high risk following internal bleeding.

Khaleda was admitted to Evercare Hospital on June 10 as she suddenly fell ill.

Physician stated she suffered a heart attack due to 95 percent blockage in her left artery and a stent has been placed there by removing the blockage.

Two more blockages were found in the arteries of the BNP chairperson through a coronary angiogram.

She was shifted to a cabin from the Coronary Care Unit (CCU) on June 15.

Khaleda, a 76-year-old former prime minister, has long been suffering from various ailments, including liver cirrhosis, arthritis, diabetes, kidney, lung and eye problems.