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Covid-infected Khaleda hospitalised

28 Apr 2021 00:52:49 | Update: 28 Apr 2021 09:37:51
Covid-infected Khaleda hospitalised

BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia, infected with coronavirus, was admitted to Evercare Hospital in the city on Wednesday midnight.

“Madam (Khaleda) was admitted to Evercare Hospital around 12:00am,” said her media wing member Shamsuddin Didar.

He, however, could not give further details of the reasons of her hospitalisation. “Madam’s doctors will brief about it shortly.”

Before her admission, Didar said the BNP chief had undergone a high-resolution CT (HRCT) and some other tests at the hospital as her second Covid test results came out positive.

The BNP chief was taken to the hospital in the city’s Bashundhara area around 10:00pm for the tests as per her doctors’ advice, he added.

Didar said though Khaleda tested positive for the virus during the second test on April 24 she has no symptom of the virus.

Meanwhile, BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir and Joint Secretary General Mahbubuddin Khokon and Khaleda’s medical team members met her at her house around 8:30pm.

Earlier on April 14, Khaleda was taken to Evercare Hospital for the CT scan and later doctors said very nominal infections were found in her lungs.

Khaleda Zia tested positive for Covid-19 test on April 10 as eight people at her residence were infected with the virus.

She underwent the second Covid-19 test on April 14 and the report was positive.