West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday visited a lot of locations within the metropolis and urged individuals to remain indoors and train mandatory precaution to struggle the COVID-19 pandemic. Banerjee’s brief tour of the metropolis within the afternoon included the minority-dominated areas of Park Circus, Topsia and Rajabazar, and got here amid the go to by central groups to the state to evaluate the COVID-19 state of affairs.
“I’d request all my brothers and sisters to please keep indoors as that is the one approach to cease the unfold of this contagion. We have by no means witnessed such a lockdown, however it’s wanted to struggle this illness.
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“If you face any problem, please let the police know about it. They will help you out,” Banerjee mentioned by means of public tackle system from inside her automobile.
The Union dwelling ministry mentioned on Monday morning the COVID-19 state of affairs is “especially serious” in Mumbai, Pune, Indore, Jaipur, Kolkata and some different locations in West Bengal, and that the violation of lockdown measures danger the unfold of the novel coronavirus. The central authorities has constituted six Inter-Ministerial Central Teams (IMCTs) to make an on-spot evaluation of the COVID-19 state of affairs in these locations.