An Indian Army Brigadier posted at the Eastern Command headquarters died of Covid-19 on Thursday in Kolkata. Brigadier Bikash Sanyal was posted at the Fort William and was detected with Covid-19.
He was admitted to the Army's Command Hospital at Alipur, sources at the Eastern Command said.
Sources said his wife and daughter have also tested Covid-19 positive and are now undergoing treatment.
Officials are now trying to find out who all came in contact with Sanyal and his family during the past few days.