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Rahul Gandhi suspends all public rallies in West Bengal, also jabs at PM Modi
Rahul Gandhi has announced the postponement of all his election meetings in West Bengal.
New Delhi: Coronavirus outbreak is not taking a name. Meanwhile, former Congress President Rahul Gandhi has announced the postponement of all his election meetings in West Bengal in view of the situation of covid-19, which he has tweeted by giving information.
Rahul Gandhi cancels his political rallies:
Actually, there is a big campaign for the West Bengal Assembly elections, in which thousands of people are gathering.
Rahul Gandhi tweeted, "In the situation of covid, I am postponing all my public rallies in West Bengal. I would advise all political leaders to think deeply about the consequences of organizing large public rallies under the current circumstances."
The highest ever 7,713 new cases of covid-19 were reported in West Bengal on Saturday, taking the total number of infected in the state to 6,51,508. The health department gave this information in a bulletin.
Corona spike in India and Political rallies:
After 34 more deaths in the state, the death toll rose to 10,540. 1,998 new cases and 10 deaths occurred in Kolkata city. In the last 24 hours, 3,426 patients were cured of the disease in the state. Since Friday, 45,330 samples have been examined to detect Corona virus infection.
According to the Health Ministry, 1 crore 28 lakh 9 thousand 643 people have been recovered in the country so far, while there are 18 lakh 1 thousand 316 active cases at this time. After the deaths in the last 24 hours, the number of dead in the country has increased to 1 lakh 77 thousand 150.
Apart from this, there were 419 deaths due to the pandemic in the state, after which the number of dead has increased to 59,970. There were 63,729 cases in the state on Friday. The department said that 56,783 patients were discharged during the day, increasing the number of people who have been cured so far in the state to 30,61,174.