Zahid Ahsan Russel, State Minister for Youth and Sports, has tested positive for novel coronavirus.
His sample was collected on behalf of the Parliament on Saturday for the virus test which came positive on Sunday.
Confirming the matter, Parliament Medical Centre physician Md Zahid said Zahid Ahsan, also the lawmaker from Gazipur-2 constituency, and some officials and staff of the Jatiya Sangsad were found positive for COVID-19.
Earlier, State Minister for Foreign Affairs Shahriar Alam also tested positive for the coronavirus.
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