Containment Zones
Places  /  Published 05.11.21

No sign for Covid contain zones in Salt Lake

Despite several houses in Salt Lake being defined as micro-containment zones by the state health department and the North 24 Parganas district administration, most don’t have notices or guardrai...
By Snehal Sengupta in Salt Lake

Places  /  Published 27.10.21

Sonarpur markets to remain closed for 3 days after Covid cases spike

Tree trunk crashes on bus on MG Road A portion of a tree trunk fell on a private bus on MG Road in central Kolkata disrupting traffic for some time on Tuesday morning. No one was injured, polic...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 26.10.21

Covid zones to delay opening

Several government-aided schools will not be able to reopen from November 16 as they are within containment zones, set up recently after Covid-19 cases started rising in Bengal again, officials said. ...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

West Bengal  /  Published 24.10.21

Contain zones back on table

The Bengal government has decided to emphasise on setting up containment zones again as Covid-19 cases have shown a spurt in some districts after Durga Puja. Chief secretary H.K. Dwivedi on Saturday ...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

India  /  Published 28.09.21

Centre extends containment measures

The Centre on Tuesday extended the nationwide Covid-19 containment measures till October 31 in view of localised spreads of the virus in a few states and the disease continuing to be a public health c...
By PTI in New Delhi


West Bengal  /  Published 13.09.21

46 new containment zones to arrest Covid

The spike in Covid-19 cases in the past two days across South 24-Parganas prompted the district administration on Sunday to announce fresh micro-containment zones, primarily in four municipalities and...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Kalyani

Calcutta  /  Published 30.07.21

New containment zones on list, but barricades not in all

At least three new micro-containment zones have been marked in different blocks of Salt Lake by the district administration on July 25, taking the total number of containment zones in the planned area...
By Snehal Sengupta in Salt Lake

Calcutta  /  Published 16.07.21

Containment zone count rises to eight

The number of micro-containment zones in Salt Lake now stands at eight, taking the total number of containment zones falling under the 41 wards of the Bidhannagar Municipal Corporation (BMC) up to 15....
By Snehal Sengupta in Salt Lake

Calcutta  /  Published 29.06.21

Howrah markets shut for three days

Markets in Salkia, Liluah and Belur in Howrah were shut down on Monday for three days and several pockets in the district have been declared as containment zones as part of the effort to break the cha...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 28.06.21

Containment zone near VIP Road

A micro-containment zone has been set up in Baguiati's Ashwininagar, a 15-minute drive from VIP Road, following a sudden spurt in the number of Covid-19 cases in the area. On Sunday, traffic guar...
By Snehal Sengupta in Baguiati


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