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Hasan Mahmud tests negative for Covid-19

Staff Correspondent

26 October, 2020 12:00 AM printer

Hasan Mahmud tests negative

for Covid-19

Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud has been declared free from Coronavirus infection, a press release said on Sunday.

The information minister and his wife tested negative for Covid-19 on Saturday, the press release added.

During the pandemic, Hasan did his office at the ministry regularly and took part in programmes outside it by maintaining health guidelines. Even, he continued signing necessary official papers while undergoing treatment at the hospital.

Hasan, also Awami League joint general secretary, tested positive with Covid-19 on October 16 and admitted to Square Hospital immediately. Later, he was shifted to Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) Hospital.