CU Registrar Prof SM Monirul Hasan confirmed the matter to the Dhaka Tribune on Saturday
Professor Shireen Akhter, Vice Chancellor of Chittagong University, and six members of her family have tested positive for Covid-19.
CU Registrar Prof SM Monirul Hasan confirmed the matter to Dhaka Tribune on Saturday.
“She suddenly fell sick and gave her sample for Covid-19 test at Chittagong University laboratory. The test returned positive on Saturday evening,” said the Registrar, adding that the VC would be taken to Chittagong Combined Military Hospital on Sunday.
On July 4, the authorities of Chittagong University put the campus under a 14-day lockdown to prevent the spread of Covid-19 in the area.
As of Saturday, Chittagong had recorded 11385 confirmed cases of Covid-19. Of them, 214 people have died of the deadly viral disease.