Veteran actress Sarah Begum Kabari was admitted to Kurmitola General Hosptial of Dhaka on Monday, with Covid-19 infections.
Nur Uddin Sarker, the personal assistant of the actress, confirmed the information to The Business Standard on Wednesday evening.
Kabari caught fever on Saturday and got herself tested for Covid-19 the next day.
She turned out positive for the viral disease in the test and was admitted to hospital on 5 April, the assistant said, adding that she is now on oxygen support.
Kabari made her film debut in 1964 with the movie 'Sutarang' and has been acting in since then.
Apart from acting, she directed and produced a number of films. In the previous election, she was elected Member of Parliament from Narayanganj.