Governor Jagdish Mukhi

Assam governor Jagdish Mukhi, who is also the acting governor of Nagaland, tested positive for COVID-19, Raj Bhavan officials said on January 13.

The governor, after being tested positive for the infectious virus, was admitted at the Apollo Hospital in Guwahati on January 12 evening.

“Prof. Mukhi is now in a stable condition,” they said, adding that his wife has tested negative and is staying at Raj Bhavan.

Chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on January 13 wished the governor a speedy recovery.

He tweeted: “Praying to Maa Kamakhya for speedy recovery of Hon’ble Governor Prof. Jagdish Mukhi, who has tested positive for COVID. I am in touch with authorities to get latest updates on his health and ensure that he gets the best possible treatment.”

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