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Ex-Assam CM Gogoi 13th legislator in state to test Covid positive
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Ex-Assam CM Gogoi 13th legislator in state to test Covid positive
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Guwahati/Agartala, Aug 26 (TIWN) Former Assam Chief Minister and veteran Congress leader Tarun Gogoi has become the 13th legislator in Assam to have tested positive for Covid-19, it was announced on Wednesday.

The veteran Congress leader urged all those who came in contact with him recently to get tested.

"I have been tested COVID-19 positive yesterday. People who came in contact with me during the last few days, should go for Covid test immediately," he tweeted.

His wife Dolly Gogoi has tested negative, party sources said.

Doctors have advised the 85-year-old politician to stay in home isolation, a party spokesperson said.

Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma wished Gogoi a speedy recovery.

Sarma, who was a senior minister in Gogoi''s cabinet before joining the BJP, said that a team of doctors has been kept ready to provide the best medical care to the senior politician.

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