Information Minister tests Covid-19 positive, shouts prayers from all
Published: 10:39 AM, 17 October 2020
Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud
Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud has tested positive for coronavirus (Covid-19). He is now undergoing treatment at a private hospital in Dhaka.
The ministry's Public Relations Officer Mir Akram Uddin confirmed the information on Friday night.
Mir Akram said that the minister is doing well physically. He has sought prayers from people for his speedy recovery.
It has been reported that as he has several symptoms of coronavirus the Information Minister had tested the coronavirus at the Institute of Epidemiology Disease Control And Research (IEDCR) under the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS). He was later admitted to the hospital following the advice of physicians. He received Covid-19 Report there.