Published:  02:17 AM, 04 May 2021

Khaleda shifted to CCU with breathing problem

Khaleda shifted to CCU with breathing problem

BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia, who has been undergoing treatment at Evercare Hospital in Dhaka being infected with Covid-19, was shifted to the coronary care unit (CCU) of the hospital on Monday as she complained of breathing distress."Madame was having shortness of breath in the morning. We've taken her to the CCU around 4pm," said her personal medical team member Dr AZM Zahid Hossain. "Her condition is now stable and the breathing problem eased slightly," he added.

On Wednesday last, a 10-member medical board, headed by Prof Shahabuddin Talukder, was formed for the treatment of Khaleda at Evercare Hospital a day after her admission there for a thorough health checkup. Khaleda Zia tested positive for Covid-19 test on April 10 as eight people at her residence were infected with the virus. She underwent the second Covid-19 test on April 24 and her report was positive.


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