Corona Sandesh: Can you eat this coronavirus-shaped sweet made in Kolkata?

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Corona Sandesh in Kolkata
Corona Sandesh in Kolkata

Kolkata : A Kolkata shop on Monday (April 6) made headlines for selling coronavirus-shaped sweets. Sandesh is a famous sweet prepared in West Bengal and the owner thought of making one in the known shape of coronavirus. 

A picture of the Corona Sandesh was posted on Twitter by a user, Preeti Bhattacharya, on Monday and is being circulated across social media.

Check out the picture below:

The people are amazed to see the creativity and sharing the image extensively on the internet.

Last week, Kolkata government allowed sweet shops to remain open for 4 hours daily amid the nationwide lockdown.

The announcement was made days after the apex body of sweetmeat outlets expressed their concern over wastage of milk and jobless staff.

"Sweetmeat shops may remain open during the (lockdown) period from 12 noon to 4 pm each day with the minimum number of staff only for take away and packed items," a government order said, as per news agency PTI.

India is currently under 21-day lockdown that is likely to end on April 14, 2020. West Bengal, as of April 5, reported 69 novel coronavirus cases. As far as India is concerned, the total number of cases in the country has crossed the 4,000 mark with the death toll surging past 100.