Mamata Banerjee’s younger brother Ashim succumbs to COVID-19


Kolkata (West Bengal) : The COVID-19 pandemic on Saturday claimed the life of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee’s younger brother, Ashim Banerjee, at a hospital in Kolkata.

The Chief Minister’s brother had tested positive for COVID-19 and was undergoing treatment, Dr Alok Roy, Chairman, Medica Superspecialty Hospital in Kolkata informed.

As per the Union Health Ministry, there are currently 1,31,792 active COVID-19 cases in West Bengal.

A total of 9,50,017 recoveries and 12,993 deaths have been reported so far. (ANI)