Asom Gana Parisahd (AGP) MLA from West Guwahati constituency, Ramendra Narayan Kalita has tested positive for COVID-19 on Tuesday.
Kalita’s swab was tested following his illness since Monday. He is now being treated at Gauhati medical College and Hospital (GMCH).
Earlier during the day, Golaghat Congress MLA and former minister Ajanta Neog has tested COVID-19 positive. Neog has also been admitted to the GMCH.
In a landmark achievement in the fight against COVID-19, Assam has completed 20 lakh tests on Tuesday. From setting up the first laboratory on February 7, the state has achieved the remarkable feat of conducting 20 lakh tests with 17 laboratories today.