West Bengal on Thursday recorded but once more the best single-day spike within the variety of COVID-19 mortalities with 46 individuals succumbing to the an infection prior to now 24 hours. The variety of deaths as a result of COVID-19 elevated to 1,536.
The variety of instances recorded prior to now 24 hours was 2,434 taking the tally to 67,692. The variety of energetic instances stood at 19,900. The variety of samples examined prior to now 24 hours has elevated to 18,042. The discharge fee has elevated to 68.33%.
Of the 46 deaths, 16 had been recorded in Kolkata and 13 in North 24 Parganas and 9 in Howrah. Kolkata recorded 750 infections taking tally to 20,969. The variety of infections in North 24 Parganas was 570 taking the entire to 14,487.
Flights from six cities to Kolkata stay suspended until August 15.
“The restriction on arriving flights to #KolkataAirport from 6 cities viz Delhi, Mumbai, Pune, Chennai, Nagpur & Ahmedabad has been prolonged as much as August 15,” the Kolkata Airport tweeted. Flights had been suspended in July from these six locations as per the request of the State authorities. All flights will stay suspended on days of full lockdown — 5, 8, 16, 17, 23, 24 and 31.