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Total durga puja cases

564 new COVID cases reported in 5 days of Durga Puja in Paschim Bardhaman

Paschim Bardhaman: Subho Bijoya to everyone. Hope you all had a greate Durga Puja 2020.

With the Durga Puja and the Visarjan of Ma Durga, we Bengalis are now looking forward to Lakhi Puja and Kali Puja.

But in between the fun and excitement of the Pujas, the COVID cases that was rising for the last 6 months, continue to rise.

In the last 5 days of Durga Puja, 564 new cases were reported in Paschim Bardhaman.

In Sosti and Saptami a total of 237 new cases were reported. After that 95, 104 and 128 new cases were reported in Astami, Navami and Dashami.

As of 26th October 2020, a total of 9913 cases were reported so far in the district and out of that 8633 people have recovered.

There is currently 1186 active cases in Paschim Bardhaman.

Also See: Major Durgapur Durga Puja Pandals and their Themes

Although most people were seen following proper guidelines till Saptami, a huge gathering of people were seen in pandals all across Durgapur in Ashtami and Navami.

Experts are already suggesting to be cautions for the next two weeks as there is a high chance of rapid increase in the number of cases during this time.

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