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Barkhetry MLA Tested Covid-19 Positive


Guwahati: Assam’s ruling BJP MLA Narayan Deka was tested Covid-19 positive on Wednesday.

The Barkhetry constituency MLA had been suffering from mild fever over the last a few days and was undergoing treatment. At the same time, he also quarantined himself at the MLA hostel at Dispur.

He visited his constituency last week and was found to be coronavirus positive after conducting his swab test on Wednesday.  

Barkhetry Mandal BJP general secretary Safiur Rahman said, “The MLA visited the constituency to take stock of the rain-induced artificial flood last week. We were not aware of direct contact with any corona positive persons. However, the MLA used to frequently visit the quarantine centres located in various corners of the constituency.”