ITANAGAR: Arunachal Pradesh Health and Family Welfare Minister Alo Libang has tested positive for COVID-19.
Taking to twitter, the State's Health and Family Welfare Minister informed about his virus infection on Sunday. "Today I was tested positive for COVID. I am asymptomatic; and following all the necessary instruction advised by doctors. Therefore, I request each and everyone who came in contact with me in the past few days, to isolate themselves, get themselves tested and follow the SOPs," Libang tweeted.
The Health Minister is the sixth legislator from Arunachal Pradesh to test positive for COVID-19 after Education Minister Taba Tedir, state BJP President Biyuram Wahge, who also represents Pakke Kessang assembly constituency, State BJP general secretary Zingnu Namchoom (Namsai) have tested positive for the virus.
The other two lawmakers to test COVID-19 positive are Jummum Ete Deori (Lekang) and Wangdi Kharma (Kalaktang).
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