Public Relation Officer (PRO) of Health and Family Welfare Ministry Maidul Islam was found infected by coronavirus or Covid-19.
Maidul Islam confirmed the matter to UNB on Monday.
He had been suffering from Covid-19 symptoms for past four days and test report of his samples confirmed his infection on Monday, Islam said.
“I’m taking doctor’s advice from isolation at home” he said.
He had been performing duty as secretary general of Health Ministry media cell.
Meanwhile, health authorities confirmed the detection of record 2,381 new patients in the last 24 hours, raising the total cases to 49,534. Twenty-two more people died from coronavirus, taking the death tally to 672.