The Covid-19 tally in Bengal ascended to 15,12,129 on July 11, Sunday as 924 more people tested positive with the coronavirus infection. According to the health department bulletin, 13 more fresh deaths were recorded and it pushed the death rate to 17,916. Although, Bengal has been showing a decline in the positive case rate for covid-19 infection lately. The total number of people discharged from the hospital and cured of the Covid-19 infection in the state has gone up to 14,79,312. Thus the recovery rate among the covid patients in Bengal now stands at 97.83 percent with 1,314 more people recovering from the infection.
Bengal now has 14,901 active cases and is preparing for the upcoming third wave which will likely hit the state in early August. Amid the Covid-19 pandemic, the Trinamool Congress (TMC) took an initiative for the second wave of covid survivors. The TMC party workers and members distributing a basket hamper consisting of all the edible protein essentials, one must have after surviving the daunting covid infection to gain power and energy.
Although, it varies according to different electoral wards. Few residents of the electoral wards in Kolkata received a packet of Horlicks weighing 1 kg while the other residents of the different electoral wards received a huge basket of hampers. It depends on the fund availability of each electoral ward and how much they can spend on their people.
For instance, Bappaditya Dasgupta, Councillor of 101 wards from Jadavpur Constituency of Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) distributed a huge hamper basket consisting of all edible protein food items in his constituency. The 101 ward of Jadavpur Constituency covers parts of Baghajatin, Ajanta Park, Garia, Phool Bagan, Green Park, Raipur, Baishnabghata, Patuli, Kusum Kanam, and neighborhoods in South Kolkata.
Asish Guha, Sub-Inspector (SI) of Kolkata Police is a resident of Kusum Kanan, 101 wards of Jadavpur constituency. He suffered from the second wave of Covid infection and strongly fought the virus. He is a warrior of the Covid-19 pandemic and received the hamper basket from party workers of Bappaditya Dasgupta Constituency. Moreover, he was vaccinated with the first dose but still caught the virus.
The hamper basket consists of one glucon-D jar, one Horlicks 1 kg pouch packet, one fortune soya chunks, one Kellogg's corn flakes, one tata tea premium pouch packet, one Dabur chyawanprash, one bisk farm Marie biscuit, one eventer milk, one Amul milk, a set of six eggs, one hand sanitizer, 3 surgical masks, one cream cracker biscuit, and one savlon hand soap. The basket was fully wrapped with cellophane paper and decorated with a red ribbon bow on top of it.
It was a kind and caring gesture of Bappaditya Dasgupta, Councillor of Jadavpur constituency for looking after his people from his area. Asish Guha, Sub-Inspector of Kolkata Police stated that this gesture of Councillor Bappaditya would certainly help many needy people. He said, “Councillor is doing a great job towards his people and it would certainly help many needy people who are really in need of all this after fighting the covid virus but can’t buy due to financial problems”.
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