State Minister Swapan and family test Covid-19 positive...

Dhaka, Thursday   29 October 2020

State Minister Swapan and family test Covid-19 positive

 Staff Correspondent

 Published: 01:12 AM, 11 October 2020   Updated: 11:23 AM, 11 October 2020

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Swapan Bhattacharjee, state minister for Local Govt, Rural Development and Cooperatives, along with his two family members (wife and son) have tested positive for coronavirus. 

Among them, Swapan Bhattacharjee and his wife have been admitted to Dhaka CMH (Combined Military Hospital). The state minister's wife has been shifted to the ICU due to her deteriorating condition. However, their only son is currently being treated at home quarantine. 

Upazila Awami League president Kazi Mahmudul Hasan has confirmed the matter.

He said State Minister Swapan Bhattacharya, his wife Tandra Bhattacharya, general secretary of Jashore Zila Mahila Parishad and their only son Supriya Bhattacharya Shuvro have tested positive for coronavirus in the last week’s sample test.