Kolkata, Jun 28 (PTI) Following are the top stories from the Eastern Region at 5 pm.

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CAL 2 OD-VIRUS-CASES Odisha's COVID-19 death toll mounts to 21 with 3 fresh fatalities Bhubaneswar: The COVID-19 death toll in Odisha mounted to 21 on Sunday with three more patients succumbing to the disease, while the count of cases rose to 6,614 after 264 more people tested positive for the infection, a health official said.

CAL 3 WB-JAWAN-LAST RITES CRPF jawan killed in militant attack in J-K cremated in Bengal home town Midnapore: The last rites of CRPF jawan Shyamal Kumar, who was killed in a militant attack in Kashmir's Anantnag, were conducted with full state honours at his home town in West Midnapore district on Sunday.

CAL 4 WB-VIRUS-MENTAL HEALTH COVID-19 survivors in Bengal socially isolated by kin, neighbours; slip into deep depression Kolkata: Most of the people recovering from COVID-19 in West Bengal are suffering from depression after being socially isolated by family members, relatives and neighbours, said a senior doctor at a state-run hospital in Kolkata on Sunday.

CAL 5 BH-VIRUS-MINISTER Bihar minister, wife test positive for COVID-19 Katihar: Bihar's Backward and Extremely Backward Classes Welfare Minister Vinod Kumar Singh and his wife tested positive for COVID-19 on Sunday and were sent to an isolation ward at a city hotel in Katihar district, officials said.

CES 1 MZ-VIRUS-CASES 3 more test COVID-19 positive in Mizoram; count rises to 151 Aizawl: Three more persons have tested positive for COVID-19 in Mizoram, taking the northeastern state's tally to 151 on Sunday, officials said.

CES 2 BH-TEMPLE-SHRAVAN Bihar's Garibnath temple to be shut for devotees during Shravan month Muzaffarpur: Devotees, this year, will have to give their visit to Bihar's Garibnath temple a miss during the holy month of Shravan, as the century-old shrine, which reopened on June 1, has decided to shut its doors again from July, amid the spurt in COVID-19 cases. PTI RG RG