“Dr Zafrullah wanted to attend the funeral of Mohammad Nasim when he got to know that he had been recovered from Covid-19”
Gonoshasthaya Kendra (GK) founder Dr Zafrullah Chowdhury attended the namaz-e-janaza of former minister Mohammed Nasim today at Banani graveyard after recovering from the novel coronavirus infection.
"Dr Zafrullah wanted to attend the funeral of Mohammad Nasim when he got to know that he had been recovered from Covid-19," said Dr Muhibullah Khandaker, coordinator of the GR Covid-19 Dot Blot project, according to a post from Gonoshasthaya Kendra's verified Facebook page.
Former health minister Mohammad Nasim passed away in the capital's Bangladesh Specialised Hospital on June 13.
He was buried next to his mother's grave today in the capital's Banani graveyard after the second namaz-e-Janaza held at around 10:00 am.
Dr Zafrullah was tested coronavirus antigen-negative and antibody for Covid-19 positive but he is still suffering from pneumonia.
On May 24, Dr Zafrullah was tested Covid-19 positive with the G-Rapid Dot Blot kit invented by his organisation.