AL’s Biplab Barua contracts COVID-19

  • Staff Correspondent,
    Published: 2020-06-26 18:30:05 BdST


Biplab Barua, special assistant to the prime minister and the Awami League’s office secretary, has been diagnosed with the novel coronavirus infection.

The ruling party's Joint General Secretary Hasan Mahmud on Friday confirmed the case and said: "Biplab Barua took a test for the coronavirus a few days ago. The result came out positive."

Biplab is currently taking treatment at home as per his doctor's advice, said Hasan Mahmud, also the information minister.