A gunman of State Minister for Youth and Sports Zahid Ahsan Russel has been diagnosed with coronavirus.
After gunman Rezaul Karim, an assistant sub-inspector of the Special Branch of police, was diagnosed with Covid-19 on Monday, the state minister and all the officials of the ministry went into isolation to prevent the transmission of coronavirus.
Public Relations Officer of the Youth and Sports Ministry Kazi Arif Billah said Rezaul was taking treatment staying at home as per the suggestions of physicians.
He said the state minister had been attending different activities, including relief distribution, in his constituency, and rallies and emergency meetings of the ministry since the outbreak of the coronavirus.
Rezaul Karim had been accompanying Zahid since then.