West Bengal adds 63 more areas to list of containment zones, tally rises to 739


Kolkata :

The West Bengal government has added 63 territories to the rundown of ‘wide based’ regulation zones in the state, expanding the tally to 739, in the midst of the severe lockdown braced in every single such spot to stem the spread of the coronavirus illness, a senior authority said on Sunday.

The quantity of such zones in Kolkata has expanded to 32 from 24, with the city proceeding to record the greatest number of COVID-19 cases in the express each day, he said.The quantity of dynamic cases in Kolkata remained at 5,155 as on Saturday.The legislature has as of late clubbed regulation zones and the cushion zones around them to establish a ‘wide based’ control zone.

At present, North 24 Parganas districtshas the most elevated number of regulation zones at 113 with the expansion of 18 additional regions, while South 24 Parganas has 67, up by 12, as indicated by the express government’s site ‘Egiye Bangla’.No new zone was added to the rundown of control zones in Howrah and the quantity of such regions in the area remained at 85.

Eleven new zones each were added to Nadia and Purba Burdwan, taking the quantity of such zones to 65 and 82 separately.West Bengal had on Saturday seen the most noteworthy single-day spike of 2,198 COVID-19 cases, taking the state’s count to 40,209. Twenty-seven additional individuals kicked the bucket of the infection, taking the state’s absolute fatalities to 1,076.

Seven private buildings – four in Ballygunge and one each in Maniktala, Bhowanipore and Kankurgachi – likewise structure a piece of the rundown.The new spell of all out lockdown in the regulation zones of the state, which came into power on July 9, will proceed till July 19.West Bengal has so far recorded 1,023 passings due to Covid-19, while the all out count moved to 36,117.

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