A man who returned from India to Bangladesh on Thursday tested positive for coronavirus, said officer-in-charge of Benapole check-post immigration, Raju Ahmed.
The patient is Polash Chandra Das, 36, a resident of Narkelbaria village of Bagharpara Upazila in Jashore. He went to India last month for treatment.
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He returned to Bangladesh along the Benapole border on Thursday noon.
It is not confirmed whether the patient was carrying the Omicron variant of coronavirus. It will be known after the test, said health official of Sharsha Upazila Dr Yusuf Ali.
The patient is currently admitted at the isolation centre of Jashore General Hospital, said Raju Ahmed.Also read: Dhaka division logs highest 43.68% of Covid-linked deaths: DGHS