Twenty-nine people have been diagnosed with Covid-19 in Thakurgaon in the last 24 hours till Wednesday.
The district's confirmed coronavirus cases now stands at 850, said Civil Surgeon Mahfuzar Rahman.
The newly-infected patients include a doctor, nurses and health workers.
Besides, Rokeya Begum, 74, mother of Deputy Commissioner Dr KM Kamruzzaman Selim died from Covid-19 at Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) in Dhaka on Tuesday afternoon, said Additional Deputy Commissioner Nur Kutubul Alam.
On August 9, the parents of DC Kamruzzaman tested positive for coronavirus. Khandaker Kashed Ali, father of the DC, is now undergoing treatment at a hospital in the capital, he said.
So far, 14 people have died of Covid-19 in the district while 489 patients have recovered, said Civil Surgeon Mahfuzar Rahman.