A garment worker, who returned home from Ashulia in Savar, underwent coronavirus test after showing symptoms and started for his workplace on April 25 without getting the report.
When the test result reached his house in Sadar upazila on Monday, two days after he joined the work, he was found infected with coronavirus.
Nur Islam Badal, officer-in-charge of Sadar Police Station, said garment worker Mehedi Hasan returned home on April 10. His sample was taken on April 22 and the upazila health office received the report on Monday.
When they contacted his family at Chalikakhali village, they came to know that Mehedi left for his workplace on April 25, he said.
The OC also said they informed Ashulia Police Station of the matter.