Legislative and parliamentary affairs division secretary Naren Das died of coronavirus at Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) Hospital at 7.15pm Tuesday, reports BSS.
Naren Das,56, has been survived by his wife and a daughter.
Naren along with his wife were admitted to the hospital on 5 July as they were suffering from fever and respiratory problems. They tested positive for COVID-19 on 7 July and were undergoing treatment there.
President Abdul Hamid and prime minister Sheikh Hasina expressed deep shock and sorrow at the death.
Law, justice and parliamentary affairs minister Anisul Huq mourned the death and conveyed deep sympathy to the bereaved family. Law and Justice division secretary Md Golam Sarwar also expressed deep sorrow at the death of Naren Das.