• MARCH 28, 2023

DGHS chief Khurshid Alam tests positive for Covid-19

DGHS Line Director Mizanur Rahman COURTESY

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  • Published: 20 Mar 2021, 04:15 PM

The Director-General of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) Prof Dr ABM Khurshid Alam and Line Director Mizanur Rahman has been tested positive for Covid-19 two days ago.

Confirming the matter to the press on Saturday, Mizanur Rahman said he and the director general were having some symptoms of covid-19. After undergoing the test the results came positive two days ago.

Prof Khurshid was inoculated about two days ago against the global viral disease.

Prof Khurshid attended the program for celebrating the birth centenary of Bngabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and National Children’s Day at the DGHS on Last week, March 17.

Health Minister Zahid Maleque, Additional Director General of the Health Department Meerjady Sabrina Flora, Additional Director General Nasima Sultana and at least 20 other officials and employees of the department have also attended the ceremony.

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