Kolkata, March 23: A man who died after being infected with the coronavirus in Kolkata on Monday was a railway employee. He worked in the accounts department at the general manager’s office in the Eastern Railway.
The senior section officer and his wife had gone to Bilaspur in Chhattisgarh by train between February 26 and February 28 and he attended office from March 2 to March 6.
Meanwhile, Railway Minister Piyush Goyal condoled his death.
“Received the sad news of a railway employee’s death after being infected with coronavirus. My condolences to his family. To save you from this epidemic, I request everyone to be aware and take all precautions. It is very important for you and your loved ones,” the Minister said in a tweet post.