Home affairs minister Asaduzzman Khan and senior secretary to the public security division of the ministry Mostafa Kamal Uddin tested COVID-19 positive.
Public relations officer of Home Ministry Sharif Mahmud confirmed the information while talking to journalist on Sunday and Both the minister and the secretary were in good health.
He said the home minister and the senior secretary were diagnosed with Covid-19 as their test results from icddr’b came positive. And both are stable now and in home isolation.
With Asaduzzaman, at least eight Bangladeshi ministers have now been infected by the coronavirus.
According to Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), a total of 6,194 people died of Covid-19 so far in the country. In the last 24 hours, 21 people died across Bangladesh.