He is among the 13 new coronavirus infected people in the district till Thursday
A correspondent of Daily Inqilab has been tested positive for coronavirus, making it the first case of a journalist being infected in Tangail.
The journalist, who is the president of Mirzapur Pressclub and an upazila correspondent of Daily Inqilab, is among the 13 new infected people who were tested positive for the virus on Thursday, confirmed Dr Maksuda Khatun, health officer of Mirzapur upazila.
“The journalist was asymptomatic to the virus. We sent his samples to Dhaka anyway on Tuesday and we got the result to be positive on Thursday,” the doctor said.
“He is under proper supervision and doing well,” Maksuda affirmed.