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Begum Kamrunnahar Putul, a former Awami League MP, died at Shaheed Ziaur Rahman Medical College and Hospital, Bogura on Thursday night, reports UNB.

The former MP (reserved seat), aged about 65, had been suffering from fever and diarrhoea for the last three days.

Family sources said Kamrunnahar Putul recently visited the house of his son in the capital, where highest number of coronavirus infection cases has been detected.

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Kamrunnahar, also the wife of former MP of Awami League Mostafizur Rahman Patal, breathed her last around 11:30pm when she was taken to the hospital, said Samir Hossain Mishu, health and family planning officer of Bogura sadar upazila health complex.

A medical team took her samples for coronavirus test.

Kamrunnahar was elected AL MP (reserved seat) in 19996 from Bogura-Joypurhat district.

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina expressed shock at her death.