Bengal govt mulls 14-day complete lockdown in North 24 Parganas district

Bengal govt mulls 14-day complete lockdown in North 24 Parganas district


oi-Deepika S


Kolkata, July 07: Amid surge in coronavirus circumstances, the West Bengal authorities is mulling to impose full lockdown in North 24 Parganas district. Motion in Malda and 24 Parganas shall be restricted with solely one-window outlets working with social distancing norms and use of masks.

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The transfer comes after a proposal got here from the North 24 Parganas district administration for a contemporary containment plan.

Bidhannagar, Barasat, Basirhat, Barrackpore and Bongaon municipal areas are more likely to come underneath the lockdown within the district.

As per the order, all outlets will stay shut throughout this era, besides these promoting important objects.

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Emergency providers like pharmacies have additionally been excluded from the shutdown.

State-run buses after leaving the Gour Kanya terminal will cease solely at a single level in any of those two cities, whereas personal automobiles is not going to be allowed on the roads.

Cycle-rickshaws and e-rickshaws can even be not accessible except for medical emergencies.

Malda, the house to lakhs of migrant staff from West Bengal, has to date reported 859 circumstances. Of them, 331 are presently present process therapy whereas 524 individuals have been discharged after restoration. 4 deaths have been reported from the district, which is on the India-Bangladesh border.


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