Bengal Extends Lockdown Till July 31, Universities, Colleges To Remain Shut

Mamata Banerjee had previously prolonged the lockdown till June 30

Kolkata:

Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has prolonged the present lockdown with relaxations in the state from June 30 to July 31.  Asserting this at the conclude of a 3-hour all get together assembly now, Ms Banerjee said, “The COVID-19 challenge is spreading. Permit is try out and prolong the lockdown with constraints until July 31.”

Bengal recorded 445 new scenarios of coronavirus nowadays, which took the complete to 15,173. Of these, the  selection of energetic conditions is 4,890. Moreover, 11 fatalities ended up recorded which introduced the full to 591.

Yet another critical conclusion on the coronavirus disaster taken all through today’s conference is to boost providers to non- coronavirus people.

The political functions agreed that non-COVID-19 individuals have been facing great issue in having procedure at hospitals. The difficulty needs to be tackled and private hospitals taken on board, Ms Banerjee reported.

A cap on price tag of therapy much too is on the anvil. “Maharashtra and Delhi have performed it. We must much too,” she claimed. The main secretary will oversee an advisory to personal hospitals.

“All events demanded this cap, Ms Banerjee reported, introducing, “This is not a time to do business. There is a pandemic and hospitals must function in the spirit of provider.”

On Cyclone Amphan, which as well came up for dialogue, Opposition leaders of the Left claimed a victory just after the Chief Minister sent out a powerful concept that corruption and nepotism will not be tolerated in distribution of aid.

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Just yesterday, the Trinamool Congress sacked a councillor at Mathurapur 2 block for allotting relief cash to relatives and buddies, together with individuals who had two-storey residences unaffected by the cyclone.

The sacking arrived following indignant protests by villagers at the Block Development Business office.

Identical protests have been described from Deganga in North 24 Parganas yesterday.

Corruption in aid distribution has been a lengthy-standing complaint by the opposition from the ruling Trinamool. The Main Minister has also established up an all-party committee to oversee Amphan relief similar issues especially in the worst-impacted Sunderbans.

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