DHAKA, Bangladesh

In Bangladesh’s capital at least 13 healthcare workers, including five doctors and five nurses, tested positive for coronavirus after treating carriers of COVID-19, said a hospital official on Friday. 

After the staffers at Mitford Hospital in the capital Dhaka tested positive on Thursday, hospital authorities immediately shut down the surgery and post-op wing, according to Brayan Bankim Halder, the hospital’s director.

“The healthcare workers were infected after two patients who got treatment in the hospital’s surgery department hid their identities as virus carriers,” Halder told Anadolu Agency.

“After we sensed the patients were virus carriers, we tested the

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