Assam: BJP MP Topon Kumar Gogoi tests COVID-19 positive
Guwahati: BJP leader Topon Kumar Gogoi, who represents Jorhat constituency in the Lok Sabha, has tested COVID-19 positive for the second time on Friday evening.
The parliamentarian, who is also a general secretary of the Assam state unit of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), got himself tested at a screening center at Sonari in Upper Assam.
Gogoi was scheduled to participate in the election rally on Saturday which is to be addressed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Chabua.
Last year in September, Gogoi tested positive for COVID-19 and was administered plasma at Gauhati Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) after his condition became a bit critical.
Among 13,218 COVID-19 tests conducted on Friday, 19 new cases were detected which took the active cases count to 294.