Rajya Sabha BJP MP Kamakhya Prasad Tasa and Dergaon AGP MLA Bhabendra Nath Bharali have both tested positive for Covid 19 in Jorhat on Thursday.

While Tasa, who was formerly Lok Sabha MP from upper Assam’s Jorhat constituency, has been admitted to Jorhat Medical College and Hospital (JMCH), Bharali has been admitted into the ICU of the hospital.

A doctor said that both were stable.

Meanwhile, the number of people who tested positive for Covid 19 here went up again to 105 new cases without travel history in 24 hours, after a drop to 63 on Wednesday.

Deputy Commissioner Roshni A Korati said that the number of cases in the town were 11.

The total number of discharged we’re 2,468 and active cases were 1,641.

Smita Bhattacharyya

Smita Bhattacharyya is Northeast Now Correspondent in Jorhat. She can be reached at: triptyaddy@gmail.com