Malbazar, July 22: Four people of Mal city under Jalpaiguri district of West Bengal have been confirmed to be infected with Corona virus. It is being said that after initial testing at Mal Super Speciality Hospital, the reports of the said four have come positive. Till date there have been 50 COVID-19 cases in the city.
According to information received from Mal municipal sources, one of the infected person is an 80-year-old resident of Ward No 12 and a two-year-old child. The other two people are residents of ward No 11 and 9.
Mal Municipality chairman Swapan Saha said that on Tuesday evening, COVID-19 test report of 4 people has come positive. Arrangement are being done to admit them in the COVID Hospital.
On the other hand, the town has been put under complete lockdown and flag march on the streets is being done by the Mal Police. “People do not need to be panicked, alertness and cooperation with the administration is the demand of the time”, said an official.