West Bengal Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) MP Locket Chatterjee said on Friday that she has tested positive for coronavirus.
Informing of her Covid test result on Friday, the MP tweeted, “I have tested positive for Covid-19 this morning, having mild fever and was in self-isolation for the past one week. I will keep everyone posted. All is well.”
I have tested postive for Covid19 this morning, having mild fever and was in self-isolation for the past one week. I will keep everyone posted. All is well.
— Locket Chatterjee (@me_locket) July 3, 2020
Chatterjee, who left her acting career to join politics, is the Lok Sabha MP from Hooghly in West Bengal.
Recently elevated to the post of party general secretary in West Bengal, Locket Chatterjee has been very active with grassroots agitation, especially over women’s issues.
She was also present at the funeral of martyred army jawan Rajesh Orang’s funeral in Birbhum district on June 19 along with BJP MP Saumitra Khan. A few hundred people had attended the funeral to pay their homage to the martyred soldier.
The number of active COVID-19 cases in the state crossed the 6,000-mark on Thursday to reach 6,083. So far, 699 people have died of the disease and 13,037 have recovered from it in the state.