28 January Friday

Bengal Reports First Covid Death; Deceased Never Traveled Abroad

Web Desk‌Updated: Monday Mar 23, 2020


KOLKATA : One more person succumbed to Covid-19 on Monday taking the country’s coronavirus death toll to 8.


The deceased, a 57-year-old man. was admitted to hospital on 16 March in Kolkata, following severe cough and was later diagnosed with the virus.  Incidentally, he never traveled abroad.


The death is  West Bengal’s first casualty from coronavirus pandemic.