A Municipality mayor was among 19 persons newly infected with coronavirus in Patuakhali, Barishal and Kishoreganj in the last 24 hours until Thursday night.
Patuakhali Municipality Mayor Mohiuddin Ahmed and five others tested positive for coronavirus, said Civil Surgeon Mohammad Jahangir Alam.
In Kishoreganj, nine more people were diagnosed with coronavirus. The district now has 262 confirmed cases.
Civil Surgeon Dr Md Mujibur Rahman said the test results of the patients came after his death.
In Barishal, sources at Civil Surgeon Office said four more got infected with coronavirus, taking the total number to 125 in the district.
So far, 41 people have fully recovered.
Bangladesh on Thursday confirmed record number of new coronavirus cases — 1,773 – and 22 deaths in the span of 24 hours.
The country has so far reported 28,511 cases and recorded 408 deaths.