Covid cases on rise in West Bengal, with Kolkata leading the way

West Bengal saw a 55 percent increase in daily Covid cases on Wednesday, from 9,000 the day before to over 14,000, leading the state government to tighten regulations. According to state Health Department figures, the daily tally increased to 14,022 from 9,073 on Tuesday, bringing the total number of active cases to 33,042, the highest since Durga Puja in October last year. There are also 17 more people who have died.  The infection rate has risen to 23.27 percent, causing the state Health Department to struggle.

On Wednesday, Kolkata topped the list with almost 6,000 infections, a 45 percent increase over the previous day.  There has also been a significant increase in cases in and around Kolkata. The overall number of daily cases in North 24 Parganas reached 2,540, in Howrah it was 1,280, and in South 24 Parganas it was 789.

"This is a new trend since it indicates that the virus is spreading to the districts surrounding Kolkata. Previously, these three districts with direct access to Kolkata had a moderate number of infected patients, but that number is currently on the rise. We've asked all government and commercial hospitals in the state to prepare for the Covid blast. It is expected to grow sharply in the coming days, putting further strain on hospitals "According to a top official from the Department of Health and Human Services.

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