The civil surgeon of Jashore Dr Md Sheikh Abu Shahid has been infected with coronavirus.
The test result came from the Jashore University of Science and Technology lab on Sunday.
Fifteen people, including the civil surgeon, were diagnosed with the Covid-19 today.
With the new cases, total cases have risen to 993 in the district. Besides, so far 14 people died from coronavirus here.
The civil surgeon said that he is now in isolation at his official residence in the district town.
Doctor Abu Maud will serve as acting civil surgeon in his absence, he said.