A local leader of Awami League died of coronavirus at Sadar hospital in Chuadanga district on Wednesday night.
The deceased was identified as Ferdous Ara Sunnah, 63, publicity secretary of district unit Awami League.Resident medical officer of Sadar Hospital Dr Shamim Kabir said the Awami League leader tested positive for coronavirus on Tuesday.
Later, he was taken to Sadar Hospital following respiratory problem on Wednesday where he breathed his last around 10:30 pm.
He will be buried on Thursday following health guidelines, said Munshi Alamgir Hossain, organising secretary of district unit Awami League.
A total of 336 people have been infected with the highly contagious virus in the district with the detection of 13 more people till Wednesday. Four people have died from Covid-19 while 205 others have made full recovery.