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West Bengal Extends COVID19 Lockdown Till May 31: CM Mamata Banerjee

Mumbai: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee announced on Monday that the extension would be implemented in the state by 31 May.

“Containment zones in urban and rural areas are divided into three categories: A – affected zones; B – buffer zones and C – clean zones. hile all shops will be closed in A zones, in B zones only some activities will be happening and the C zones will be completely open,” Banerjee said at a video conference here.
She further said that big, medium and small shops will open from May 21.

“A meeting will be held with the Mayor of Kolkata, Director General, ADG (Law and Order), Home Secretary and Municipality Secretary to decide about the opening of Hawker Markets. These markets are on an odd-even basis from May 27 and Whereas rules like social distancing, wearing masks and wearing gloves.

He said, “The malls will not open, but private offices in the mall can operate with 50 per cent employees. Now hotels are allowed to work as separate room dwellers there.”

State-owned and private buses have been allowed to operate through social distancing. From May 27, auto-rickshaws with only two passengers will also operate.

Banerjee also said, “Any gathering such as sports golf, lawn tennis, etc. can be held. Meanwhile, at weddings and funerals, the number of people allowed now is 15.”

The salon and beauty parlour will also open during social distancing and sanitation. The chief minister said, “Salons and beauty parlour barbers have to clean their equipment after every use to avoid the spread of coronavirus.”

The government said it was not announcing the night curfew but “people are requested not to come out between 7 pm and 7 am.

“On the issue of nurses leaving the hospitals amidst coronovirus conditions, the Chief Minister said, “We will give oxygen aid to the locals for saline for seven days or check the temperature to help with the crisis. If the hospital If you are leaving, how will the hospital work? ”

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