Kamrunnahar Putul, former Awami League lawmaker and women affairs secretary of Bogura district unit of Awami League, has died with Covid-19 like symptoms.
She was 65.
She breathed her last at Shaheed Ziaur Rahman Medical College and Hospital around 11:00pm on Thursday.
Dr Samir Hossain Mishu, Sadar upazila health and family planning officer, said Putul was suffering from fever and diarrhoea after returning from Dhaka. She was admitted to the hospital around 10.30pm.
To mourn her death, Putul left behind a son, two daughters, grandsons and granddaughters.
Samples were collected from the former lawmaker to determine whether she was affected with coronavirus infection or not, Dr Samir said.
Widow of former Awami League lawmaker Mostafizur Rahman Patal, Putul went to Dhaka a couple of days back to see her ailing son.