Mamata Banerjee's younger brother Ashim succumbs to COVID-19

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Published: May 15,2021 12:53 PM
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The COVID-19 pandemic on Saturday claimed the life of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's younger brother, Ashim Banerjee, at a hospital in Kolkata.

May 15, 2021: The COVID-19 pandemic on Saturday claimed the life of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's younger brother, Ashim Banerjee, at a hospital in Kolkata.



The Chief Minister's brother had tested positive for COVID-19 and was undergoing treatment, Dr Alok Roy, Chairman, Medica Superspecialty Hospital in Kolkata informed.



As per the Union Health Ministry, there are currently 1,31,792 active COVID-19 cases in West Bengal.



A total of 9,50,017 recoveries and 12,993 deaths have been reported so far. (ANI)