Environment minister tests positive for Covid-19 | The Daily Star
08:35 PM, August 12, 2020 / LAST MODIFIED: 09:31 PM, August 12, 2020

Environment minister tests positive for Covid-19

Environment, Forest and Climate Change Minister Shahab Uddin has been tested Covid-19 positive today, Dipankar Bar, senior information officer of the ministry confined The Daily Star.

With some preliminary symptoms, the minister gave his test sample to Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research (IEDCR) yesterday and his test result came positive today's noon, Dipankar said.

Although he has no major problems, but he was admitted to Combined Military Hospital in Dhaka this evening following the instruction of the Prime Minister as he has high pressure and diabetes, he said.

 

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