By : Oneindia Video Team
Published : July 04, 2020, 06:10
Duration : 01:27
Covid-19: Flights from 6 cities won't be allowed to land in Kolkata from 6th till 19th July
Stepping up efforts to contain the spread of the coronavrius disease, West Bengal government has announced that flights from 6 cities- Delhi, Mumbai, Pune, Nagpur, Chennai and Ahmedabad will not land in Kolkata till July 19. A statement from the Kolkata airport read that “It is informed that no flights shall operate to Kolkata from Delhi,Mumbai, Pune, Nagpur,Chennai & Ahmedabad from 6th to 19th July 2020 or till further order whichever is earlier. Inconvenience caused is regretted,. Earlier, the Mamata Banerjee-led government had written to the Centre to stop sending trains from at least five coronavirus ‘hotspot’ states, which have registered the highest number of Covid-19 cases in the country. It had also urged the Centre to stop sending domestic flights from those five states.