Mashrafe Bin Mortaza, former captain of Bangladesh cricket team and incumbent lawmaker of Narail-2 constituency, has tested positive for the novel coronavirus.
Mashrafe has been suffering from fever for last two days. He gave sample for coronavirus test on Friday night. Result of the test came positive today.
His younger brother Morsalin Bin Mortaza confirmed it to The Business Standard.
"My brother is in home isolation now. I urge all to pray for his quick recovery," Morsalin said.
Bangladesh today confirmed 37 more deaths from the novel coronavirus and 3,240 new cases of infection testing 14,031 samples in the last 24 hours.
With this, the death toll from the deadly virus rose to 1,425 and the number of total infections stood at 108,775.