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DNCC mayor Atiq catches Covid-19 for 3rd time

  • Sun Online Desk
  • 4th October, 2022 12:59:14 PM
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Atiqul Islam, mayor of Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC), has been infected with coronavirus for the third time.

Dhaka North City Corporation Public Relations Officer Maqbul Hossain confirmed the matter to media.

The mayor was recently tested for Covid-19 and the report came positive on Monday, the Corporation said in a release on Tuesday.

"As there are no symptoms except mild cough and physical weakness, he is receiving treatment at home. However, he will be admitted to hospital, if necessary, on the advice of a doctor," he said.

Atiqul, who contracted Covid-19 for the second time in early 2022, has sought blessings from all for his earliest recovery and that of his family members.

The Mayor also requested citizens to follow proper health guidelines, the DNCC release said.