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Mashrafe tests positive for COVID-19

| Updated: June 20, 2020 21:49:07

Mashrafe tests positive for COVID-19

Iconic cricketer and Narail-2 lawmaker Mashrafe Bin Mortaza has been diagnosed with COVID-19.

After suffering from a fever, headache and sore throat for a few days, Mashrafe got tested for the coronavirus infection and the result came back positive on Saturday.

Mashrafe's wife and mother-in-law are also infected with the coronavirus. They are undergoing treatment at a hospital in Dhaka. The former Bangladesh ODI captain said he had not come into contact with either of them.

However, he has visited to his constituency to take part in relief efforts twice since the coronavirus outbreak began in Bangladesh on Mar 8. But he made his last visit there a while ago and went into 14-day quarantine upon returning to Dhaka.

Mashrafe is currently isolating at home although he has not currently afflicted with anything other than a fever and body ache, reports bdnews24.com.

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