The West Bengal government has announced that all educational institutions in the state will remain closed till 20 September. At the same time, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has said that on September 11 and 12, there will be complete lockdown in the state. Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee made this announcement after the state cabinet meeting. Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said, "We want to remove the ban on flight service from 6 hotspot states. Flight services can be started three times a week".
Mamta Banerjee said that the central government should give money from the PM CARES fund to the states to deal with the Covid-19 epidemic. Significantly, domestic airlines are banned from 6 cities to Bengal. These include metros like Delhi, Mumbai, Pune, Nagpur, Chennai and Ahmedabad.
Here are the dates
August 27, Thursday
August 31, Monday
September 7, Monday
September 11, Friday
September 12, Saturday
Bengal's situation improves with Covid-19
The West Bengal Covid-19 Health Bulletin states that the discharge rate in West Bengal has risen to 79.10 percent. During this period, 3251 patients have recovered and gone home, while 2964 new Coronavirus infected cases have been confirmed. Significantly, a total of 144801 cases of Coronavirus virus infection have been reported in West Bengal so far, while 114543 people have recovered and gone home.
At the same time 2909 people have died due to infection. There are 27349 active cases in the state.
541 new cases have been registered in Kolkata and 134 in Howrah. At the same time 628 people from Kolkata and 265 people from Howrah have recovered.