Phulbari MLA tests positive for COVID-19

Shillong, Sept 8: National People’s Party (NPP) MLA from Phulbari SG Estamur Mominin has been tested positive for COVID-19.

Mominin is the first legislator in the State to be tested positive.

“NPP MLA Estamur Mominin has tested positive for COVID-19 this afternoon,” official from Health department informed on Tuesday.

The legislator also confirmed that he is asymptomatic and undergoing home quarantine.

According to Mominin he was first tested negative on antigen test but tested positive on RT-PCR.