Medical &Health

8 more DNCC officials test positive for Covid-19

Eight more officials of Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) have been diagnosed with Covid-19.


They are – Chief Executive Officer Md Selim Reza, Chief Property Officer Md Mozammel Haque, Chief Health Officer Brigadier General Zobaidur Rahman, Chief Social Welfare Officer Tazina Sarwar, regional executive officers Md Masud Hossain, Md Abed Ali, Sazia Afrin and Public Relations Officer ASM Mamun.


Among them, Reza and Brig Gen Rahman are undergoing treatment at a hospital and the rest are receiving treatment at home, the DNCC said.


Earlier, DNCC Mayor Atiqul Islam and his wife Dr Shaila Shagufta Islam tested positive for Covid-19 on Sunday.


DNCC mayor’s APS-2 Rishad Morshed has also been infected with coronavirus.


Meanwhile, Coronavirus caseload in Bangladesh stood at 381,275 on Tuesday with the detection of 1,537 new cases in 24 hours until morning.


The health authorities also announced 22 more deaths, taking total fatalities to 5,577.


Source: United News of Bangladesh