BREAKING: Meghalaya CM Conrad Sangma tests positive for COVID-19

BREAKING: Meghalaya CM Conrad Sangma tests positive for COVID-19

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SHILLONG: Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Sangma has become the latest high-profile politician from the Northeast to test positive for the COVID-19.

Sangma, who is experiencing mild symptoms of the disease, is under home isolation, he informed via a tweet. Conrad Sangma, via Twitter has requested everybody who has come in touch with him over the past 5 days to get tested for the virus.

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"I have tested positive for


. I am under home isolation and experiencing mild symptoms. I request all those who came in contact with me in the past 5 days to kindly keep a watch on their health and if necessary get tested. Stay safe," the Meghalaya Chief Minister wrote in his tweet.

More details are awaited.

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Last month, Manipur chief minister Nongthombam Biren Singh said he had tested positive for Covid-19 and urged those who came in contact with him to get themselves tested. “Friends, I have tested Covid positive today after having some symptoms,” Biren wrote on his Facebook page after testing postive for the virus.

India on Thursday recorded 29,398 new COVID-19 infections and 414 fresh fatalities. While the total cases rose to 97,96,770, the death toll mounted to 1,42,186. 

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