West Bengal reported the second fatality on Monday after another coronavirus patient died taking COVID-19 death toll to two, reports PTI. A woman infected with the coronavirus died at a state-run hospital in north Bengal on Monday, taking the total number of COVID-19 deaths in West Bengal to two and country's to 28.
The 54-year-old woman from Kalimpong in Darjeeling district breathed her last around 2 am at the North Bengal Medical College and Hospital, where she was admitted.
She had recently returned from Chennai, where she had gone for the treatment of her daughter. Her daughter and the doctor, who was treating the woman, have been quarantined at a centre, a health department official said.
Earlier, an elderly man from Kolkata had died from COVID-19 last week. The total number of COVID-19 cases has risen to 21 in West Bengal, including the two deaths.
Three more persons in West Bengal tested positive for COVID-19 on Sunday, taking the total number of such cases in the state to 21. The total number of Covid-19 positive cases in India has increased by 106 in the past 24 hours to 1,024.