New Delhi: Amid rising Coronavirus cases in Kolkata, authorities set up 18 containment zones in the city over the last three days. Bengal reported 743 COVID cases on Saturday in a highest single-day spike, of which, Kolkata registered 242 cases alone. The total COVID cases in Kolkata now stand at 6,864. Also Read - India's COVID-19 Recoveries Cross 15-Lakh Mark; 10 States Contribute More Than 80% of New Cases, Says Health Ministry

Most of these contained zones are located in South Kolkata. Here’s the list: Also Read - Satish Shah Tested COVID-19 Positive in July, Was Admitted to Hospital, Now Under Home Quarantine

Soth Kolkata
Four in Bhowanipore
Two each in Alipore and Tollygunge
One in Panditiya Road, Mukundapur, Gariahat and Lake Road Also Read - Actor Natasha Suri Tests Positive For COVID-19, Under Home Quarantine

North Kolkata
Four in Ultadanga-Kankurgachi
Two in Bagbazar

Meanwhile, Airport Authority of India-run Kolkata Airport on Saturday said that no flights shall operate to Kolkata from six domestic destinations for nearly a fortnight, as of now, from July 6. Accordingly, flight services to the West Bengal capital from Delhi, Mumbai, Pune, Nagpur, Chennai, and Ahmedabad will be suspended from July 6 to 19.

In a tweet, Kolkata Airport had said: “It is informed that no flights shall operate to Kolkata from Delhi, Mumbai, Pune, Nagpur, Chennai & Ahmedabad from June 6 to 19 or till further orders, whichever is earlier. Inconvenience caused is regretted.”