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Bengal Extends Lockdown In Containment Zones To Curb Spread Of COVID-19

Mamata Banerjee stated: We’re extending lockdown in containment zones until August 31 (File)

Kolkata:

The West Bengal Authorities on Tuesday introduced the extension of lockdown in containment zones until August 31, which was earlier in place until the tip of July.

The state will even observe full lockdown on Saturdays and Sundays. Nonetheless, the identical won’t be noticed this weekend on account of Mulsim competition Eid al-Adha.

Talking to media, state Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee stated, “We’re extending lockdown in containment zones until August 31, that was earlier in place until July 31.”

“Authorities providers will go on as typical. Non-public organisations may run their workplaces, however whereas sustaining COVID norms like sporting masks, gloves, sanitising palms amongst others. We are going to attempt to break the COVID chain twice every week by imposing a whole lockdown in containment zones until August 31. Nonetheless, on August 15, there will likely be no full lockdown. Solely small ceremonies will likely be allowed, the Chief Minister stated.”

“No full lockdown this Saturday and Sunday due to the Eid al-Adha. Request everybody to rejoice the day by sustaining COVID norms. Nonetheless, no meeting or gatherings will likely be allowed outdoors as we’ve limitations as a consequence of lockdown. From subsequent week, we’ll introduce full lockdowns throughout each weekend,” she added.

The West Bengal authorities has shaped eight groups below IAS officers to observe rising COVID instances in a number of districts of the state. 

(Apart from the headline, this story has not been edited by The Press Reporter employees and is printed from a syndicated feed.)

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