He was admitted to Square Hospitals in the city on Friday
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 Kaisarul Alam confirmed.
Respected/Dear all, This is to inform you all that CORONA Positive has been identified in my body. But by grace of...Posted by Mohammed Hasan Mahmud on Friday, 16 October 2020
Kaisar, however, said Minister Mahmud is doing well.
Meanwhile, Bangladesh reported 1,527 new cases of Covid-19, bringing the total caseload to 386,086 as of Friday.
During the period, 15 coronavirus deaths were recorded, pushing up the death tally to 5,623.