KOLKATA: West Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh has tested positive for coronavirus. He had 102-degree fever, following which he was admitted to the high dependency unit (HDU) of a private hospital in Kolkata.
The Medinipur MP had been keeping unwell for the last couple of days following which he took the coronavirus test.
In the meantime, West Bengal reported the highest single-day spike of 3,771 new COVID-19 cases on Friday, taking the tally to 3,13,188, according to a bulletin issued by the Health Department. The state’s toll rose to 5,931 after 61 more people died due to the disease, it said.
With PTI inputs