BNP Standing Committee member Khandaker Mosharraf Hossain and his wife Bilkis Akhter have been infected with coronavirus.
The couple was admitted to Square Hospitals in the city on Wednesday night, their son Barrister Khandaker Maruf Hossain told UNB on Thursday.
He said his parents have been receiving treatment for the virus infections at the isolation centre of the hospital.
Maruf said Moshharf and Bilkis underwent Covid tests on Tuesday and their report came out positive on Wednesday. “As they’re suffering from fever, cough and some other complications, we took them to the hospital for proper healthcare.”
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He urged all, including BNP leaders and activists, to pray for the speedy recovery of his parents.
A former teacher of Dhaka University, Mosharraf was the health minister during the rule of BNP-led four-party alliance.