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Home ministry's PRO infected with coronavirus, dengue

May 23, 2020 00:00:00

Sharif Mahmud Apu PRO of the Home Ministry, has been infected with coronavirus and dengue, reports UNB.

Sharif Mahmud Apu told the news agency that he was first infected with dengue and then tested positive for coronavirus on Thursday.

His sample was tested at the laboratory at Sher-e-Bangla High School, he added.

Mahmud Apu also said that he had been continuously attending office and was performing as a member of law and order affairs cell of the ministry formed to prevent coronavirus.

Menwhile, a municipality mayor was among 19 persons newly infected with coronavirus in Patuakhali, Barishal and Kishoreganj on Thursday.

Patuakhali Municipality Mayor Mohiuddin Ahmed and five others tested positive for coronavirus, said Civil Surgeon Mohammad Jahangir Alam.

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