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    3,227 brand-new cases in West Bengal, deaths in Kolkata touch 1,500


    West Bengal on Tuesday taped 3,227 COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours taking the total numbers to 2,09,146

    The State tape-recorded 59 deaths in the same period taking the total deaths in the State to 4,062 Of these 59 deaths, 11 were reported in Kolkata and 15 in North 24 Parganas. The deaths in Kolkata climbed to 1,500 while in North 24 Parganas the overall number of deaths reached914

    The 2 districts account for more than 60 % of deaths in the State.

    Kolkata taped 487 infections in the past 24 hours taking the case tally to 47,628 North 24 Parganas, the second worst-affected district tape-recorded 516 fresh infections taking the overall number to 42,669

    The two districts account for 45 % of all COVID-19 cases in the nation.

    The active cases in the State climbed at 23,942 and the discharge rate in the State was 86.61%.

    Rise in City ridership

    Meanwhile, the number of people who took the Kolkata Metro on the second day of resumption of services reached 27,100 On Monday when the services resumed the variety of guests who took the metro services was 20,000 During the day City authorities likewise enabled seniors to get services without e-passes.

    “Since creating an e-pass was an issue for elderly people, the Metro authorities have actually decided to permit elderly people to travel in between 11.30 a.m. and 4.30 p.m,” a statement by Kolkata Metro said. Senior citizens will have to furnish any document that functions as an age proof, it said.



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