Six more persons tested positive for novel coronavirus infection in Patuakhali on Friday.
Patuakhali city mayor Md Mahiuddin was among the newly infected persons, said civil surgeon Md Zahangir Alam.
With this, so far the district had 40 COVID-19 positive patients.
The other infected were— a couple who came from Dhaka in Dumki, a 24-year old man in Mirzaganj, a 42-year old man in Khalishakhali and a 34-year old in the town.
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