Awami League’s Deputy Publicity Secretary Aminul Islam was diagnosed with coronavirus on Monday.
Aminul confirmed the information to UNB over phone at night.
“I’ve little a sneezing and a mild throat ache,” he said adding that he started taking medicine according to doctor’s suggestion in home isolation.
He urged people to pray for his recovery.
Bangladesh has so far reported 115,786 coronavirus cases and 1,502 deaths.
Health authorities on Monday reported 3,480 new Covid-19 cases and 38 deaths in the last 24 hours until morning.