Bangladeshi ex-Prime Minister Khaleda Zia has been launched from jail for six months on humanitarian grounds in mild of the COVID-19 outbreak within the nation.

Zia, additionally chairperson of Bangladesh Nationalist Celebration (BNP), at round 4:15 p.m. native time on Wednesday, got here out of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical College (BSMMU) in capital Dhaka, the place she was being handled.

The Bangladeshi authorities Tuesday introduced its resolution to launch Zia, suspending her sentence for six months.

In April 2018, Zia was shifted to the BSMMU when she fell unwell and has remained there ever since.

Bangladesh on Wednesday introduced the nation’s fifth loss of life associated to COVID-19.

The sufferer was one of many 39 instances reported within the county so far.