New Delhi: The first coronavirus death report is coming in from Kolkata. The 55-year-old resident from Dum Dum who was earlier examined constructive and was on a ventilator handed away at AMRI hospital on Monday (March 23) at 3:35 pm.
According to stories, when the 55-year-old suffered a cardiac arrest, medical doctors strived onerous to revive him until 3:45 pm however failed. Eventually, the hospital authorities knowledgeable the Bengal well being division about death.
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, nevertheless, wrote a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi demanding a ban on all flights coming to the state.
Mamata reportedly stated that her authorities has positioned West Bengal underneath partial lockdown to battle in opposition to coronavirus, however the Centre just isn’t serving to the trigger a lot by permitting the operation of home flights.
Calling the operation of flights a “huge breach of shut down and quarantine protocol”, Mamata stated that home flights don’t have any preparations for social distancing.
Her letter reads as, “I, would, therefore, request you to kindly arrange to issue necessary instructions to stop all flights coming to West Bengal with immediate effect so that the source of spreading infection is effectively contained and lockdown in the state is implemented in true letter and spirit.”
Union Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri later in the present day acknowledged that the Centre would quickly take a name on suspending home flights to curb the unfold of coronavirus in the nation.
Meanwhile, Prime Minister Narendra Modi earlier expressed disappointment over the truth that folks throughout India should not taking lockdown ‘critically’ urging folks to comply with directions by the authorities in order to curb the unfold of coronavirus in the nation.
He additionally directed the state governments to comply with the preventive measures and pointers issued by the Centre to test the unfold of the lethal virus.