Are you searching for the updates of Coronavirus in West Bengal, then please read this post completely. Coronavirus infected persons are increasing daily. It is an infectious virus. It is spreading very fastly from one human to another. It may cause because of contact with the Coronavirus positive person or touch. First, it was found in Wuhan, China. And now it is spreading all over the world. Every country is now suffering from this novel virus COVID-19. Every nation’s government is now trying for the vaccine for this virus. They are spending a lot of money on preventing this virus from spreading in their countries. The World Health Organization (WHO) says that there is the only medicine for this virus and it is preventing measures only. Still, there is no medicine for this Coronavirus Pandemic. Here we will read the coronavirus updates in West Bengal.
West Bengal is an Indian state in the eastern region. Its the capital city is Kolkata (formerly Calcutta). In this state, the coronavirus is spreading very fast. At present, there are 423 cases are found in West Bengal. And also the death toll is raised to 15. The government of West Bengal is taking many preventive measures. To stop the Coronavirus Pandemic in the state, it declared a 14-hour voluntary public curfew on 22nd March 2020, which is invoked by our Prime Minister sir Modi. And after that, it also declares the first 21 days lockdown which was said by the Prime Minister sir. In this state, the first coronavirus positive case was found on 17 March 2020. And the first death found on 23 March 2020.
The state government has banned international flights and people travelling from one place to another. They also stopped the travelling facilities, trains, and closed all public gathering places like shopping malls, market complexes, movie theatres, parks, zoo, and also the schools, colleges, universities, institutes, coaching centres, and many others are closed. The government authority has declared that after 21 days lockdown completes then some of them will be opened for a particular time. But now as our Prime Minister Narendra Modi invoked a second level lockdown for the entire country till 03 May 2020. So the West Bengal is now lockdown for these days.
First COVID-19 Case in Bengal
The first Coronavirus case in West Bengal is found on 17 March 2020. A student who has a travel history of England develops the symptoms of Coronavirus and tested his swabs for it. It also tested positive. Then his An 18-year-old man, who recently returned from England, tested positive for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). It is making it the first confirmed case in West Bengal, a senior official of the state government said. He started showing symptoms of COVID-19 since morning, following which he was admitted to the isolation ward of the Beliaghata ID hospital here, they said. The man, who had gone to the UK for higher studies, had returned.”His swabs were collected and sent for examination. The reports revealed he contracted novel coronavirus,” the official said. The man’s mother, who is a senior state government official, his father and their driver have been quarantined at a newly-set up facility in Rajarhat area, he said.
In this state, the second coronavirus tested positive case was found on 17th March 2020. This person is having the travelling history of UK for his higher studies. He returned home on 13th March 2020. And he was admitted in the hospital on 17th March 2020 due to developing of the COVID-19 symptoms. West Bengal reported its second coronavirus. And then Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee prompting to urge Prime Minister Narendra Modi to ban all international flights to the state with immediate effect. The 22-year-old resident of Kolkata who is pursuing higher studies in the UK had returned on March 13 and was admitted to the Beliaghata ID Hospital here on Thursday with COVID-19 symptoms, health officials said. A swab of the patient was collected and the reports received from the National Institute of Cholera and Enteric Diseases (NICED) confirmed that he had contracted the deadly virus, a health department official said. The youth reported to the Beliaghata ID Hospital on March 19 only after learning about the health status of his friends in Chandigarh and Chhattisgarh, who have tested positive, the official said. Eleven of his family members, domestic help and drivers were sent to the quarantine unit at Rajarhat in two special ambulances, he added.
First Death due to COVID-19 in Bengal
In this state, the first death because of the novel virus Coronavirus is found on 23rd march 2020. Till that day he was in the hospital on a ventilator. An elderly man infected with the coronavirus died in a Kolkata hospital on Monday, the first death recorded in West Bengal due to the contagion, hospital sources said. He is not having the travelling history to any country but he was infected. The deceased was aged 57 years and was a resident of Dumdum in the North 24 Parganas district. He died at a private hospital. He was in the hospital since February 16 and was on ventilator support. He had no recent history of travelling abroad but had visited Bilaspur in Chhattisgarh his February. “The man had acute respiratory distress syndrome. We had taken proper protective measures but he died this afternoon,” a spokesperson for the hospital said.
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On this page every day we will give updates about the Coronavirus in West Bengal State. on 22nd April 2020, there are 423 cases are tested positive. And the death toll rises to 15. In this state, the lockdown is declared to 03 May 2020. The state government is helping the poor by providing daily needs. The central government also helping people in these lockdown days by crediting money their bank accounts. The sate government is serving the corona infected patients and they are trying to recover them. As it is a very populated state, there are so many members in this state but still, the government is taking many preventing measures. So that the number of positive cases of COVID-19 in this state is at a low number.