Member of Parliament from Khulna-6 constituency Akhteruzzaman Babu, who tested positive for covid-19, has been airlifted to Dhaka for better treatment.
A helicopter of Bangladesh Air Force (BAF) brought the MP to Dhaka at 7:30am on Monday, said his personal assistant Taslim Hussain Taj to Banglanews.
Later, Babu was admitted to Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) in the capital.
Earlier, Akhteruzzaman tested positive with the coronavirus at Khulna Medical College Hospital on Friday (September 4).
BDST: 1217 HRS, SEP 07, 2020