In West Bengal, the total number of new Covid-19 cases went below the 10 thousand mark for the first time since 21st April. According to the state health department, 9,424 new cases have been reported yesterday, with 137 fresh fatalities. Nearly 18 thousand persons were discharged from hospitals, taking the recovery rate to 93.20%. Over 1 crore 49 lakh persons have been vaccinated against covid-19 in the state till 1st June.
Kolkata Municipal Corporation announced to start vaccine on wheels from tomorrow in the city, targeting super spreader groups. Meanwhile, 7 lakh persons have availed telemedicine service in the state so far as over 3.5 lakh people have been given tele psychological counseling.