The global Coronavirus pandemic has created a worldwide tension with almost 2,071,710 COVID-19 cases being reported as of today, i.e. April 16, 2020. Ever since the first case of the novel virus has been detected in Wuhan, China, within months, it spread in the majority of countries across the globe. India is also one of the countries that fell prey to the Coronavirus outbreak and is practicing a nationwide lockdown since March 24, 2020, as a preventive measure. However, India has reported a sum total of 10477 positive cases across the country. But out of those 10477 cases, 488 patients have successfully recovered while 414 patients have lost their lives according to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare's report.
Due to the rapid growth in the number of cases every day, the Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi decided to extend the 21-day-long lockdown in his speech on April 14, 2020. The entire nation will have to be under a complete lockdown till May 3, 2020, to help India fight Coronavirus. Check out the Statewise COVID-19 Cases' graph here:
According to MoHFW's report, West Bengal has exceeded over 200 cases across the state as of April 16, 2020. In West Bengal, 231 COVID-19 positive cases have been detected to date. However, out of those 231, 42 patients have either successfully recovered or migrated while 7 patients have lost their lives. MoHFW also recently divided all the districts of India into two groups, hotspot districts and non-hotspot districts. Until now, the ministry has identified 170 districts that have been identified as hotspot districts while 207 districts have been identified as non-hotspot districts. Therefore, read to find out Coronavirus hotspot and non-hotspot districts in West Bengal: