Deputy minister for Education Mohibul Hasan Chowdhury Nowfel’s younger brother has been diagnosed with coronavirus on Sunday night, reports UNB.
According to Chattogram civil surgeon office, 75 people tested coronavirus positive in two labs of the port city on Sunday.
Deputy minister’s brother Burhanul Hasan Chowdhury Salehin, also son of late former mayor ABM Mohiuddin Chowdhury, was among those infected, he said.
Physician Selim Akhter Chowdhury, Nowfel’s brother-in-law and also health official of Chattogram City Corporation, said that Salehin has been suffering from fever since Thursday after returning from Dhaka.
Later, his sample was sent to Bangladesh Institute of Tropical and Infectious Disease (BITID) in Fouzdarhat.