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Jute minister under observation for general health problems

  • Published at 06:26 pm February 27th, 2020
Textiles and Jute Minister Golam Dastagir Gazi
File photo of Textiles and Jute Minister Golam Dastagir Gazi Collected

IEDCR director said the minister is not infected with coronavirus

Textiles and Jute Minister Golam Dastagir Gazi has been admitted to Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) for some general health complications.

Ministry of Textiles and Jute Public Relations Officer Shaikat Chandra Halder said the minister is now under the observation of physicians for some common physical problems, including high blood pressure and arthritis, reports UNB.

Director of the Institute of Epidemiology Disease Control and Research (IEDCR) Prof Dr Meerjady Sabrina Flora said the minister has not been infected with coronavirus.

“According to information we received from BSMMU, the minister has been suffering from common flu, not from any major health problem,” she added.