West Bengal, where COVID-19 cases are on a rise, has decided to keep out people from outside the state especially places where the infection is rampant. Mamata Banerjee governed state has written to the Centre, asking that incoming flights from eight cities be stopped for two weeks, starting July 6. The list includes Delhi, Mumbai, Pune, Nagpur, Chennai, Indore, Ahmedabad, and Surat. In the letter to the ministry of Civil Aviation, Chief Secretary Rajiva Sinha also asked for an overall cut-down on the number of flights, suggesting that only one flight each airline be allowed per week from July 6 to 31. The state also said that the curbs should be applicable in all three airports of the state, Kolkata, Andal and Bagdogra. West Bengal has 18,559 cases with 668 deaths being reported. With 87,360 cases of coronavirus, Delhi has the second highest numbers in the country, next to Maharashtra, where the bulk of 1.74 lakh cases are reported from Mumbai. Tamil Nadu with 90,167 cases, is the third state in the country with the highest number of cases, a chunk of which is located in Chennai.