Senior Correspondent, bdnews24.com
Published: 2020-07-02 22:00:37 BdST
He is undergoing treatment at the Combined Military Hospital, or CMH, in Dhaka, the spokesperson of the ministry Asif Ahmed said on Thursday.
“The minister gave his sample for a COVID-19 test recently and the report came back positive though he had showed no symptoms of the disease,” Asif told bdnews24.com.
“He spent a few days in isolation at home after being infected with the virus. He got admitted to the hospital on July 1. He is stable now.”
Zahid, a former Bangladesh Army officer, is an Awami League lawmaker from Barishal-5 constituency.