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Now Mashrafe’s children catch Covid-19

  • Published at 10:58 pm October 20th, 2020
Mashrafe along with his wife and children
File Photo: Mashrafe along with his wife and children Collected

The children are undergoing treatment in Dhaka, says the former Bangladesh cricket team captain

Both the children of former Bangladesh national cricket team captain and lawmaker of Narail 2 constituency Mashrafe Bin Mortaza, have been diagnosed with Covid-19.

Mashrafe confirmed the matter during a workshop at the deputy commissioner’s office of Narail district on Tuesday.

The children are undergoing treatment in Dhaka, he said.

Mashrafe himself was infected with Covid-19 back in June.

Besides, his wife, mother-in-law, and parents were also diagnosed with the deadly virus earlier this year.

Meanwhile, Bangladesh on Tuesday saw another spike in Covid-19 cases as the health authorities of the country confirmed the detection of 1,380 new cases in 24 hours, taking the caseload to 3,91,586.

During the period, 18 more patients died from Covid-19, pushing up the death toll to 5,699.

Besides, 1,542 patients recovered from the disease, and the total recoveries from coronavirus infection have jumped up to 307,141.