Environment, Forest and Climate Change Minister Md Shahab Uddin has tested positive for Covid-19. This is the second time that he has contracted the virus, earlier was in August 2020.
The minister underwent RT-PCR test at the Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research (IEDCR) on Wednesday as he had symptoms of the virus. The test result emerged positive, his Ministry said in a statement.
The minister is in isolation at his official residence, the Ministry said.
The Environment Minister was admitted to Combined Military Hospital (CMH) from August 12-20 in 2020 with Covid.