Gonoshasthaya Kendra founder Zafrullah Chowdhury has said his wife Shirin Parvin Haque and son Bareesh Hasan Chowdhury were infected with coronavirus.
Zafrullah said on Sunday night that, “the condition of Shirin is bad with cough and fever”.
Bareesh isolated himself at home. “His condition is not that bad as he is young,” the Gonoshasthaya Kendra trustee said, reports bdnews24.com.
He also said Shirin and Bareesh had undergone tests with Gonoshasthaya’s GR Rapid Dot Blot kits and were awaiting sample collection for RT-PCR tests.
The 79-year-old freedom fighter had initially tested positive for COVID-19 with the Gonoshasthaya kits and then in government-recognised RT-PCR method. The Gonoshasthaya kits are still under trial for approval.
Zafrullah took convalescent plasma therapy and kidney dialysis at home but later move to the Gonoshasthaya Nagar Hospital for more dialysis and oxygen support.