Patharkandi MLA Krishnendu Paul has been released on Sunday after tested COVID-19 negative. He was advised for 14 days home quarantine.
He was tested positive for COVID-19 on 22nd June and was admitted to Karimganj Civil Hospital. He was tested positive under Assam Targeted Surveillance Programme (ATSP).
He is the 1st MLA in Assam who was tested positive. His family members have been quarantined. Tracing his close contact, near about 30 people were tested for COVID-19 and found negative.
The BJP MLA Krishnendu Paul expressed his gratitude to his well-wishers after released from the COVID Hospital.