Newly-appointed Chief Justice Hasan Foez Siddique and his wife Dalia Firoj tested positive for Covid-19.
The Chief Justice was admitted to Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) on Wednesday night while his wife on Tuesday night, Supreme Court sources said on Thursday.
It is learned that both of them are doing well. A medical board has been formed for their treatment.
On December 30 last year, Hasan Foez Siddique was appointed as the 23rd Chief Justice of the country. President M Abdul Hamid administered him oath at the Darbar Hall of the Bangabhaban on December 31.
BDST: 1325 HRS, JAN 20, 2022