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West Bengal Lockdown: List of containment zones where restrictions have been extended till July 19

The West Bengal government has decided to extend the lockdown across containment zones till July 19. This has been done in an effort to try and contain the coronavirus spread that has infected over 31,000 people in the state and killed close to 1,000.

India TV News Desk Edited by: India TV News Desk Kolkata Updated on: July 15, 2020 7:46 IST
West Bengal Lockdown: List of containment zones where restrictions have been extended till July 19
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West Bengal Lockdown: List of containment zones where restrictions have been extended till July 19

The West Bengal government has decided to extend the lockdown across containment zones till July 19. This has been done in an effort to try and contain the coronavirus spread that has infected over 31,000 people in the state and killed close to 1,000. 

The lockdown has been extended from July 15 to July 19 in containment zones located in the capital Kolkata along with other major cities including Jalpaiguri, Malda, Coochbehar, Raiganj and Siliguri.

"It is further directed that regours of containment in the earmarked containment zones be particularly enforced in and around the city of Kolkata, and, inter alia in the towns of Jalpaipuri, Malda, Coochbehar, Raiganj and Siliguri, where comprehensive town-wide lockdown will be effected from July 15 2020," said an order by the West Bengal government. 

Restrictions will come into effect from 5 pm today. 

North 24 Parganas and Howrah districts will also undergo strict lokdown till July 19. 

Containment Zones

Kolkata 28
Howrah 85
South 24 Parganas 55
North 24 Parganas 95
Hooghly 21
Nadia 42
Purba Medinipur 18
Paschim Medinipur 42
Purba Bardhaman 67
Paschim Bardhaman    
Malda 4
Jalpaiguri 11
Darjeeling 7
Kalimpong 1
Uttar Dinajpur 61
Dakshin Dinajpur 10
Murshidabad 4
Bankura 31
Birbhum 19
Cooch Behar 3
Purulia 12
Alipurduar 4
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