BNP Senior Joint Secretary General Ruhul Kabir Rizvi, who has been undergoing treatment at Square Hospitals for the past two weeks with Covid-19 infections l, was shifted to Intensive Care Unit (ICU) as his condition worsened.
Rizvi's oxygen level has dropped below 70, causing breathing problems l, said BNP Health Affairs Secretary Rafiqul Islam, reports UNB.
Besides, he said the BNP senior joint secretary general is also suffering from fever and cough. "He (Rizvi) was taken to the ICU of the hospital around 2:30 pm."
On March 18, Rizvi was admitted to the Square Hospitals with high fever and cough caused by the coronavirus infections. He tested positive for the virus on March 17.
Meanwhile, BNP Standing Committee member Khandaker Mosharraf Hossain and his wife Bilkis Akhter was also admitted to the same hospital with coronavirus infections on Wednesday night.