KOLKATA: West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee introduced on Tuesday that the lockdown within the containment zones of the state will proceed until August 31 as additionally the biweekly restrictions in place to examine the unfold of the coronavirus illness. […]
Addressing a press convention, Banerjee stated colleges and schools will stay closed until August 31 and a call on their reopening might be taken in September.
“The lockdown in containment zones will proceed until August 31. The biweekly whole lockdown throughout the state will even stay in place until the tip of subsequent month,” Banerjee stated.
Complete lockdown might be imposed on August 2, 5, 8, 9, 16, 17, 23, 24 and 31, Banerjee stated.
“The biweekly lockdown might be carried out totally on Saturdays and Sundays. However since festivals like Eid as additionally Independence Day are occurring on Saturdays, lockdown might be enforced on another day,” she stated.
The choice to implement biweekly lockdown was taken earlier this month amid suspected group transmission in some elements of the state.
The state had reported over 60,000 Covid-19 instances until Monday.