Darjeeling: The hill areas of the Darjeeling district recorded the first Covid death.
With the Covid positive case graph continuing to shoot up the weeklong lockdown in the GTA area could be extended.
On 25th July suffering from breathing difficulties, he had undergone a swab test at the Kurseong hospital.
This is the second Covid death in the GTA area, the first death was recorded in the Kalimpong district with the death of a 44 year old lady on March 30.
Atleast four persons from Tamsang Tea Estate under Sukhia Pokhari block, Darjeeling tested positive on Monday.