Darjeeling is closed for tourists from 19 March 2020 due to Coronavirus threat. GTA or the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration, an autonomous body announced this in Darjeeling. It has been said that tourists who are still in Darjeeling should leave Darjeeling today. All hotels, restaurants, resorts have to be emptied. Earlier, the gates of Sikkim, Arunachal and Bhutan tourism authority also closed their tourism. The tourist center of Digha, Bakkhali, Mandarmani also closed their tourism. Some local people suspected that, Gorkhaland people will suffer economically as Darjeeling closes for tourists for unknown date.
West Bengal state diagnosed one person with coronavirus on Wednesday. The virus spread to five states of the country. The number of people affected is 5.
There are Nine suspects got admission to ID Hospital at Belleghata in Kolkata yesterday. The number of patients admitted there was 5. West Bengal health superintendent Ajay Chakraborty says a student was returning to London from Corona. He was the first attacked in Kolkata.