COVID-19 test kit.
COVID-19 test kit. File Photo

Thirty people, including the deputy commissioner and civil surgeon of Natore, have been infected with coronavirus.

According to sources at the civil surgeon's office, civil surgeon Kazi Mizanur Rahman and deputy commissioner Mohammad Shah Riaz was tested positive for coronavirus on Tuesday.

Besides, additional superintendent of (Sadar Circle) police Abul Hasnat and four members of his family, including his wife and two children, were diagnosed with the highly contagious virus.

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Meanwhile, the death toll from coronavirus stood at 3,000 in Bangladesh with the death of 35 more people on Tuesday.

Besides, health authorities confirmed the detection of 2,960 new cases, taking the number of confirmed cases to 229,185.

The country reported its first coronavirus cases on 8 March and the first death on 18 March.