State government gives green signal for Delhi-Kolkata direct flights

At present Kolkata-New Delhi flights are available only thrice a week

Kolkata:The state government of West Bengal has given ‘green signal’ for resuming daily flight service between Kolkata and Delhi. At present Kolkata-New Delhi flights are available only thrice a week i.e., Monday, Wednesday, and Friday.

Information and Cultural Department issued a statement “Daily direct flights in the Kolkata-Delhi sector allowed with immediate effect.”The West Bengal state government imposed a ban on direct flights from six metro cities due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Later the government eased the restrictions and allowed flights to arrive from these cities thrice a week.

The number of corona cases in India reached 9,884,100 presently according to the Union Health Ministry. The number of active cases increased to 3,52,586 and 93,88,159 patients were cured or discharged.

The death toll reached 1,43,355 after 336 new deaths were reported from the infection, according to figures from the Ministry of Health.

The number of infections in India crossed 9.8 million but India reported more daily recoveries than new daily cases. The recovery rate is 94.93 percent. The number of active cases fell to 3.62% of total cases according to the health ministry.

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