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Tasa, Bharali test positive, 1641 active cases in Jorhat dist

By Staff Correspondent

JORHAT, Aug 21 - Rajya Sabha BJP MP Kamakhya Prasad Tasa and Dergaon AGP MLA Bhabendra Nath Bharali have both tested positive for Covid-19 here on Friday.

While Tasa, who was formerly Lok Sabha MP from Jorhat, has been admitted to a cabin in Jorhat Medical College and Hospital, Bharali has been admitted to the ICU of the hospital. A JMCH official said that both the leaders were stable.

Meanwhile, 105 people without travel history tested positive for Covid-19 in Jorhat district on Friday thereby increasing the total number of positive cases in the district to 4143.

Jorhat Deputy Commissioner Roshni A Korati informed on Friday evening that all 105 positive cases were without travel history and 11 among them were from Jorhat town.

The total number of active cases in the district on Friday was 1641, the Deputy Commissioner stated.

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