The wife and two children of Tangail Deputy Commissioner Ataul Gani have contracted the coronavirus.
Earlier, the deputy commissioner himself tested positive for the virus. All of them have been admitted to the government employee hospital in Dhaka.
Additional Deputy Commissioner Mosharraf Hossain Khan said the deputy commissioner appeared Covid-19 positive on July 28. Afterwards, he had the samples of his family members tested.
The test results came out on Saturday, confirming the three having contracted the virus.
Meanwhile, the deputy commissioner's Staff Officer Assistant Commissioner Al Mamun and Confidential Assistant (Bungalow) Shamsuzzaman have also tested positive for the virus.
Besides, at least 10 employees of the deputy commissioner's office have been infected with the coronavirus and undergoing treatment.
Ataul Gani joined as the deputy commissioner of Tangail on July 7.