Mayor of Rangpur City Corporation (RCC) Mostafizar Rahman and his wife Jeli Rahman tested positive for COVID-19.
Civil surgeon of Rangpur Hirambo Kumar Roy confirmed the news on Tuesday.Both of them are now taking treatment form their residence, he said.
Meanwhile, the health department has said that 119 people tested coronavirus positive in the last 24 hours in eight districts of Rangpur division.
Of the infected persons, 7 are in Rangpur, 5 in Panchagarh, 3 in Nilphamari, 13 in Lalmonirhat, 17 in Kurigram, 14 in Thakurgaon, 43 in Dinajpur and 18 in Gaibandha.
Besides, a total of 41,601 virus samples were tested in the Rangpur division. Some 6,599 of them have been diagnosed with Covid-19.
A total of 114 people died so far in the district.