She is now in isolation at her residence
Education Minister Dipu Moni has tested positive for Covid-19.
"Results of the minister's samples came positive on Sunday," confirmed MA Khair, public relations officer of the Education Ministry.
"The minister is now in isolation at her residence," he added.
Earlier, former education minister and Awami League presidium member Nurul Islam Nahid also tested positive for Covid-19.
Covid-19, a severe acute respiratory illness caused by a new coronavirus strain which was later named Sars-CoV-2, has claimed 6,838 lives and infected 477,545 people in Bangladesh as of Sunday.