UZ Chairman, 336 other tested corona positive in Gopalganj

Published : 12 Jun 2020 10:15 PM | Updated : 06 Sep 2020 10:13 AM

In the 24 hours till Friday morning, 13 people, including Kashiani Upazila Parishad chairman Subrata Tagore Hiltu, have been attacked by corona in Gopalganj. The number of corona victims in the district is 337 now. 

On Friday noon, Gopalganj Civil Surgeon Niaz Mohammad confirmed this information to the media. Among the newly infected people, 9 are from Kashiani, 2 from Muksudpur, 1 from Kotalipara and 1 from Gopalganj Sada upazila.

Meanwhile, in Kashiani, the total number of people affected by corona including the upazila chairman is 104. Kashiani Upazila Health and Family Planning Officer Mohammad Abdul Qayyum Talukder confirmed it on Friday morning. 

He said the chairman's samples were collected for testing on last Wednesday. I received the test report on Thursday night and his results came positive.

Chairman Subrata Tagore said, ‘I have been working on the field level to serve the people since the beginning of corona crisis. We have worked tirelessly to bring various government assistance to the doorsteps of the people. I have contracted corona while working in the field”.

Kashiani Upazila Nirbahi Officer Sabbir Ahmed said the upazila chairman is currently in isolation at his home. His office staffs have already been sent to 14-day home quarantine. 

Considering the Corona situation, the administrative activities of the Upazila Parishad and the movement of the people will be restricted.