Family of five COVID-19 positive members had skipped quarantine to attend a family programme in Nadia district
The chief minister again warned the police not to stop people from going to markets. She said action had been taken against 12 police officials for misbehaving with people on the first day of lockdown
Their swab samples were sent for tests. The reports came and five of them tested positive. Around 20 others who are neighbours and relatives of this family are being taken to hospital where they will be kept in isolation ward.”
According to doctors of a private hospital where the latest patient was admitted to, he was critical and may need ventilator support.
In a statement, the Bengal Imams’ Associations said, “In view of the present situation arising from COVID-19 pandemic, we are requesting all imams, secretaries and other members to close all gates of mosques for public.
State administration officials pointed out that many people who are in engaged in essential services, such as medical or paramedical services, were facing problems in reaching their workplaces or returning home
Imams’ associations of the state have asked all imams across the state to close mosques for the public.
“Please don’t boycott health workers. I request with folded hands, the doctor will work with necessary protection and will not spread the disease
Services like cash deposit, withdrawal and transfer of money through NEFT and RTGS have been provided to people. The ATM outside is also loaded with cash. However, the flow of customers has reduced since the imposition of the lockdown.
A group of friends including professors, PhD scholars and filmmakers have set up the web-based community radio station to help people fight lockdown anxieties. The aim is to bring people together who are stuck at home.
With supply chain hit, vegetable prices sold at a few markets in the morning soared across the state. In grocery stores, people jostled with each other to buy essential goods
A group of people surrounded the flight attendant on seeing she was not wearing a mask. The woman said she had taken it off five minutes earlier as it had become dirty because of the dust from potatoes at the market.
“Those working in the unorganised sector can apply for the scheme between April 15 and 30,” Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said.
However, before the PM’s announcement, the West Bengal government on Tuesday had already extended the ongoing lockdown to the entire state till March 31 to contain the spread of coronavirus.
As West Bengal geared up to put major cities and several districts under lockdown from Monday 5 pm to curb the spread of coronavirus, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, requesting him to issue necessary instructions to stop all flights from landing in the state and said that allowing operation of […]
His body will not be handed over to his family members, instead will be disposed of following national health guidelines, the hospital sources said.
The prison authorities, meanwhile, started welding the iron locks of wards and cells that were broken in the violence on Saturday. Lights in the premises are also being fixed.
Some of the other places where these strict curbs will be imposed are: towns such as Darjeeling, Siliguri, Cooch Behar, and Kalimpong, municipal towns in North 24 Parganas district, and districts such as Malda, Murshidabad, Nadia, Birbhum, Howrah, and Hooghly.
Parents of the 22-year-old youth who had tested positive on March 20 and the maid servant of that household have tested positive, a senior state health department official said.
Angry prisoners pelted stones and set fire to a portion of jail property, according to PTI.
All the shows which have returned to the small screen during lockdown