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WB Corona New Guidelines: Local Trains Suspended, Restaurants & Bars To Remain Shut

By FnF Correspondent | PUBLISHED: 05, May 2021, 18:45 pm IST | UPDATED: 05, May 2021, 18:45 pm IST

WB Corona New Guidelines: Local Trains Suspended, Restaurants & Bars To Remain Shut

New Delhi: Hours after taking oath as the Chief Minister of West Bengal for the third time, Mamata Banerjee swung into action as promised and announced various measures to contain the spread of Covid-19 in the state. 

In a press conference, the Chief Minister said "I have written to PM that there is no transparent policy on Vaccine, Oxygen and how to help the people on ground. COVID-19 is my priority that's the reason I made my first meeting on this."

In a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Mamata said, "I request for adequate vaccines as well as oxygen supply, hospital beds, essential drugs and free vaccination for all. We require at least 10,000 doses of Remdesivir and 1000 vials of Tocilizumab every day."

Announcing varioud other measures, guidelines and restrictions to curb Covid spread in Bengal, Mamata said, "Looking at the Covid-19 situation, we have to take some steps. Wearing of masks to be mandatory, there'll be only 50% attendance in state govt offices. Shopping complexes, gyms, cinema halls, beauty parlours to be closed. Social/political gathering prohibited," Mamata added. 

Mamata also announced that hawkers, transporters, journalists will be given priority in the administering the first dose of vaccine against Covid-19.

Here's the list of fresh Covid-19 guidelines:

  • Local trains suspended from tomorrow
  • Only 50 per cent of state transport to be functional
  • No flights Allowed from 7th May midnight without RTPCR of 72hours before boarding
  • Local, political, community or any other gatherings prohibited 
  • 50% Govt, Private Companies Rest WFH
  • Hawkers, transporters, journalists will be given priority in the administering of the first dose (of vaccine)
  • Home Delivery should be encouraged essential commodities
  • Malls, cinemas, restaurants, bars, sports complexes, gyms, pools to remain closed till further orders.
  • Mask compulsory, Maintain Social Distancing
  • NGOs can come forward to support and help and people to understand and implement these on the ground
  • State Corona Warriors groups to be activated across all districts
  • Sanitization of Work Places, Commercial Establishments Must
  • More plasma banks to be made
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