Mashrafe tests coronavirus positive

Former ODI captain of Bangladesh Mashrafe tested positive for coronavirus infection
Former ODI captain of Bangladesh Mashrafe tested positive for coronavirus infectionFile photot
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Former Bangladesh cricket captain Mashrafe Bin Mortaza has tested COVID-19 positive.

The Narail-2 MP, who had been busy trying to help people in his area during this time of crisis, took a test on Friday, after suffering from mild fever and sore throat for three days.

The popular cricketer is receiving treatment at his Dhaka residence and he is on isolation. The rest of the family are doing good.

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Earlier on 15 June, his mother-in-law and his wife's niece also tested positive in Narail. They are now at the Ibne Sina Hospital in the capital.

Mashrafe is the 14th MP to have been affected by the virus.

On 18 May, he sold his most favourite bracelet at Tk 4.2 million in an online auction for the treatment of COVID-19 patients, UNB adds.

As of Saturday, Bangladesh has reported 108,714 coronavirus cases and 1,425 deaths.

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