Dr Md Sheikh Abu Shahid, the civil surgeon of Jashore, has tested coronavirus.
He gave sample for the Covid-19 test a few days back and the result came from the Jashore University of Science and Technology lab on Sunday.
The civil surgeon along with 15 other people were diagnosed with the deadly virus on Sunday.
The number of total corona cases have risen to 993 in the district with the fresh ones.
Besides, 14 people have so far succumbed to the coronavirus in the district.
Contacted, Civil Surgeon Shahid 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.