Planning Minister MA Mannan has tested positive with the novel coronavirus.
Confirming the matter to The Business Standard, ministry's public relations officer Shahedur Rahman said, "The minister is currently being treated at Combined Military Hospital (CMH), Dhaka."
"He does not have any other health complications and the results of other tests have also come negative," according to the doctors.
Coronavirus infection cases in Bangladesh stood at 3,81,275 on Tuesday with the detection of 1,537 new cases in 24 hours until morning.
Health authorities also announced 22 more deaths during the period, taking total fatalities to 5,577.