Partial lockdown in West Bengal extended till August 31, no lockdown in state on Bakr Eid


Western Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday released the extension of partial lockdown in express right up until August 31 in wake in the spike in coronavirus situations.

“We have been increasing the part lockdown in the condition, which was in force till July 31, until August 31,” she mentioned.

Their state federal government, nevertheless, created an exemption introducing that there will be no lockdown on August 1 in the celebration of Bakr Eid.
The lockdown inside the containment areas of the express will continue right up until August 31 as also the biweekly constraints in position to check the spread out of the coronavirus condition.

Responding to a press meeting, Banerjee explained schools and educational institutions will continue to be closed till August 31 and a decision on their reopening will be consumed Sept.

“The lockdown in containment areas will continue until  August 31. The biweekly complete lockdown across the condition will also stay in location up until the end of the following month,” Banerjee said.


Overall lockdown will likely be enforced on August 2, 5, 8, 9, 16, 17, 23, 24 and 31, Banerjee stated.

“The biweekly lockdown will likely be applied mostly on Saturdays and Sundays. But since celebrations like Eid as also Independence Time are going on on Saturdays, lockdown will be enforced on a few other time,” she explained.

The choice to impose biweekly lockdown was used earlier this four weeks amid suspected neighborhood transmission in some elements of their state.


The state got noted over 60,000 COVID-19 instances right up until Monday.

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