MP Mahmud Us Samad Chowdhury breathed his last at United Hospital in the city, said Whip of Jatiya Sangsad Md Atiur Rahman Atik.
“Mahmud Us Samad MP died of Covid-19,” Atik told UNB.
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The three-time MP was receiving treatment at the hospital since Sunday and he was tested for Covid-19 on Monday and the report came positive.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina expressed profound shock and sorrow at the death of Mahmud Us Samad.
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In a condolence message, the Prime Minister prayed for the salvation of the departed soul and expressed deep sympathy to the bereaved family members