ABM Azad, Chattogram divisional commissioner and president of the divisional coronavirus prevention committee, has tested positive for the novel coronavirus.
The report came positive on Friday night after he had given his sample for the test at BITID in the port city. His wife and a son were also found positive for the virus.
ABM Azad and his family are now staying in home isolation at the bungalow in DC Hill area.
The divisional commissioner has been leading in the prevention of coronavirus in Chattogram from the very beginning. He has been instrumental in launching Covid-19 medical services and home isolation centers in government and designated private hospitals, installing ICU beds with ventilators in addition to ordinary beds, supplying necessary oxygen and providing medical equipment.