A total of 11 staffers of the Assam Legislative Assembly (ALA) have tested positive for COVID-19 on a single day.
The employees of the Assembly have been detected with the virus ahead of the scheduled commencement of a session from August 31.
The Assembly administration has conducted test on all its employees.
“We are conducting rapid antigen tests on all our employees. In three days till Thursday, 270 of our staff were tested, of which 11 tested positive for the infection on the previous day,” Assembly Principal Secretary Mrigendra Kumar Deka said.
The infected employees have been admitted to the Gauhati Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) and the COVID Care Centre set up at IIT-Guwahati, he said.