COVID-19: Central team visits quarantine centre near Kolkata
Two central teams are in West Bengal to look into the state's preparedness for tackling the COVID-19 outbreak.
The inter ministerial central team, which is in Kolkata, on Wednesday sought a detailed presentation from the West Bengal government on whether the level of testing in the state is adequate and enough oxygen and ICU beds and ventilators are available.
The central team in the state capital, led by ApurbaChandra, a senior bureaucrat in the Ministry of Defence,visited the quarantine centre in Rajarhat area in North 24Parganas district, the official said.
The second central team in North Bengal, however, is yet to begin field visits, the official said.
Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee had slammed the Centre for sending teams to look into West Bengal's preparedness for tackling the COVID-19 outbreak and alleged that faulty testing kits were dispatched to the state.
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