On Thursday, Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) workers and staff from the health department launched a door-to-door survey to inquire about symptoms of influenza and severe acute respiratory infection. They were all wearing personal protective equipment or PPE.(SAMIR JANA/HT PHOTO.)

Kolkata slum emerges as a Covid-19 hotspot with six new coronavirus cases

By Snigdhendu Bhattacharya | Hindustan Times, Kolkata
UPDATED ON APR 16, 2020 08:45 PM IST
The administration ‘sealed’ the slum on Tuesday – putting up barricades at all entry points – besides launching a door-to-door survey on Thursday.
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