Wednesday, 7 December, 2022
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Hasan tests positive for COVID-19

Information and Broadcasting Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud has been tested positive again for COVID-19.

He felt sick at the ministry office yesterday after returning from Panchagarh. He went to Panchagarh to distribute relief goods and financial assistance among the family members of boat capsize victims on behalf of Awami League President and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.

Later, physicians at the Secretariat Clinic advised the minister to go for COVID-19 test. As per the advice, he went for a test under the facility of Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research (IEDCR) and he was tested positive again, said an official release on Wednesday.

Earlier, the minister had tested positive for COVID-19 two times and was admitted to Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University at the first time of the infection.

Currently, he is staying at his official residence at Minto Road in the city.

Hasan sought doa from the countrymen for his early recovery.