West Bengal observes tougher restrictions for lockdown in the state beginning Thursday. (Photo/ANI)
West Bengal observes tougher restrictions for lockdown in the state beginning Thursday. (Photo/ANI)

COVID-19: WB imposes strict lockdown in 25 containment zones in Kolkata

ANI | Updated: Jul 09, 2020 23:44 IST

Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], July 9 (ANI): West Bengal government has imposed lockdown with strict restrictions in 25 containment zones in Kolkata for seven days in the wake of rising COVID-19 cases.
The state government has imposed tougher restrictions which began from Thursday 5 pm.
The situation is being monitored by the state police while they were also seen announcing the lockdown guidelines.
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee had said on Wednesday that the state is planning to declare few places as containment zones.
According to the Union Health Ministry, West Bengal has a total 24,823 COVID-19 cases including 7,705 active cases, 16,291 cured/discharged/migrated patients and 827 fatalities. (ANI)

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