A television journalist in Gazipur has tested positive for Covid-19, bringing the total number of cases in the district to 329 as of Tuesday.
The victim who works as a district correspondent of the private television channel SATV is the second journalist to get infected with the virus in the district. Earlier, a journalist of Ekattar television tested positive to the deadly virus in Gazipur.
Confirming the matter to The Business Standard, Gazipur Civil Surgeon Dr Md Khairuzzaman said 89 samples were sent to Dhaka for Covid-19 testing on April 26. Of them, 3 including the journalist were diagnosed positive after the test results come today.