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Home minister Asaduzzaman Khan has remained in self-isolation after he was diagnosed with COVID-19 in one test and negative in another, reports UNB.

“Despite getting a negative COVID-19 report, the minister remains in isolation and is doing well,” said the ministry’s public relations officer Sharif Mahmud.

Asaduzzaman tested positive for COVID-19 on Saturday. He went to the DMFR Molecular Lab & Diagnostics in Dhanmondi on Monday for test again but the report came out negative.

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Meanwhile, senior secretary of the ministry’s Public Security Department Mustafa Kamal Uddin was also diagnosed with COVID-19.

Bangladesh reported 2,139 new COVID-19 cases in 24 hours until Monday, raising the caseload to 434,472.