Midnapore, Jun 8 : West Midnapore District recorded the highest figure of corona record in a day - 84cases thereby beating Kolkata 's figure of 74, DM Reshmi Kamal said . According to the district health authority, three reasons are responsible for this. The increase is mainly for spreading the net of testing as wide as possible and entry of as many as 62000 migrant workers in the district alone and most of them are corona affected.
Total number of corona affected cases are 177 at present. Recently affected persons include figures from Daspur, Ghatal, Keshpur, Garhbeta, Danton and two from Midnapore town. Most of them are migrant workers, Nimai Ch Mondal CMOH West Midnapore said. Death due to corona however stands at one only, he said. Meanwhile in Jhargram district, the least affected in the neighboring three districts here, the number of corona affected cases increased from 6 to11 only with no death reported. (UNI)