`Deaths and cases low as health department working properly`
Published: 08:57 PM, 4 December 2020
Health Minister Zahid Maleque
Health Minister Zahid Maleque said the death and infection rate from coronavirus is lower in Bangladesh compared to other countries and the recovery rate is higher as the health department is working properly. About 80 to 82 percent of coronavirus patients are recovering. The credit for this success goes to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina because the health department is working properly under his leadership.
He said this while addressing the inauguration ceremony of a warehouse at Bhatbaur area of Manikganj on Friday.
The health minister said the infection is likely to increase in the winter season. The number of coronavirus infections and deaths has increased in the last few days. To control the infection, everyone must wear a mask and follow health rules.
Municipal Awami League President Monaim Khan presided over the ceremony. Superintendent of Police Rifat Rahman Shamim, Additional Deputy Commissioner (Overall) Md. Moniruzzaman, District Awami League General Secretary Advocate Abdus Salam, former mayor of Manikganj Municipality Ramzan Ali, Additional Superintendent of Police Bhaskar Saha of Manikganj Sadar Circle, Chairman of Manikganj Sadar Upazila Parishad Israfil Hossain, Vice Chairman Saleha Islam, Managing Director of Khan Real Estate Mamun Khan, General Secretary of Manikganj Municipal Awami League Md. Zahidul Islam Zahid, Sadar Upazila Awami League general secretary Afsar Sarkar, warehouse management committee president Abdul Khaleq and general secretary Ahsan Kazi Khepu were present.
It is to be noted that this warehouse has been set up for the purpose of proper marketing of agricultural products produced by the farmers of Manikganj.