Khaleda’s condition ‘stable’

Staff Correspondent

30 April, 2021 12:00 AM printer

The health condition of BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia, who is now undergoing treatment at Evercare Hospital in the capital, is still ‘stable’.

“Her (Khaleda Zia’s) health condition is still stable. Some medical tests have been conducted today and more tests will be carried out tomorrow (Friday) and the day after tomorrow,” BNP vice-chairman Dr AZM Zahid Hossain, also personal physician of the BNP chief, told the Daily Sun on Thursday evening.

Dr Zahid said it is depending on results of medical tests of Khaleda Zia that when she would be released from the hospital.

Earlier at a press briefing on Wednesday, Dr Zahid said with the advice of the physicians, Khaleda Zia has been admitted to the hospital for more medical tests.

“A 10-member medical board with seven-member team of the Evercare Hospital has advised for more tests. We are hopeful that she will return to her residence soon,” Dr Zahid added. Talking to reporters, Khaleda Zia’s personal physician Prof Dr FM Siddiqui earlier said she was admitted to Evercare Hospital in the city on Wednesday midnight for a brief period for her thorough health checkup.

The BNP chief was taken to Evercare Hospital in the city’s Bashundhara area around 10:00 pm on Wednesday.

On April 14, Khaleda was taken to the Evercare Hospital for the CT scan, and later doctors said very nominal infections were found in her lungs.

Khaleda Zia tested positive for Covid-19 test on April 10 as eight people at her residence were infected with the virus. She underwent the second Covid-19 test on April 14 and the report was positive.