Bengal corona death toll now 5

Kolkata, April 7 (IANS) The coronavirus death count in West Bengal rose to five on Tuesday while the state now has 69 active coronavirus patients, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said on Tuesday.

Till Monday, the state government had claimed the death toll was three. Unofficial sources, however, put the death figure to at least 11.
“The number of deaths is five. Now there are 69 active coronavirus patients”, Banerjee said. She did not give any figure for the cumulative positive cases.
The Central government has, however, put the cumulative affected figure at 91.
–IANS
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