MP Faridul Haque Khan Dulal from Jamalpur-2 tested positive for Covid-19.
Faridul's test results came back positive on Wednesday, Civil Surgeon Dr Pranay Kanti Das confirmed.The 67-year-old is receiving treatment at his Jamalpur residence, the civil surgeon said.
Islampur Upazila Awami League President Faridul is serving his third term as MP from the Jamalpur-2 seat.
He has been in his constituency since the novel coronavirus infections broke out in the country and took part in the relief efforts there.
MP Faridul’s infection pushes the tally of coronavirus cases among local Awami League leaders to four.