Ramesh Chandra Sen, a presidium member of ruling Awami League and lawmaker of Thakurgaon-1 constituency, has tested positive for coronavirus.
His sample was collected on Monday and the result came back last night, said Civil Surgeon Mahfuzur Rahman Sarker.
He is in a stable condition and is receiving treatment from his home, the civil surgeon added.
Nine others also tested positive yesterday in the area, taking the total number of infected in Thakurgaon to 437, reports our local correspondent.
Of them, eight patients died and 272 were released from hospitals after recovery.