Information Minister Hasan Mahmud has been admitted to a hospital in Dhaka with coronavirus infection.
“The minister was admitted to Square Hospitals in the city on Friday, as he tested positive for Covid-19,” his personal assistant KaisarulAlam told UNB.
Kaisar, however, said the minister is doing well.
Meanwhile, Bangladesh reported 1,527 new cases of Covid-19 yesterday, bringing the total caseload to 386,086 as of Friday.
During the period, 15 coronavirus deaths were recorded, pushing the death tally up to 5,623.