HM Golam Reza, former lawmaker from Satkhira-4 constituency, has been infected with Covid-19.
Confirming the information, Dr Ferdows Ahmed Chowdhury, Assistant Professor of Gastroenterology and HOD, Shahabuddin Medical College and Hospital at Gulshan told UNB that the condition of Reza is stable.
Dr Ferdows, who is also the son-in-law of Gulam Reza, said a sample from Reza was sent for testing on Wednesday and the result came out positive on Friday.
Reza had been suffering from fever for the last one week, he said adding that his father-in-law is undergoing treatment at home.
Reza was elected an MP from Satkhira-4 constituency on a Jatiya Party (JP) ticket in 2008.
Bangladesh reported double records in coronavirus new cases (3,471) and deaths (46) in the span of 24 hours until Friday morning.
The country has so far reported 84,379 coronavirus cases and 1,139 deaths.