Restrictions come in the wake of a sharp rise in COVID-19 infections
The West Bengal government on Sunday announced closure of all academic institutions and imposed restrictions on local train and metro services in the wake of a sharp rise in COVID-19 infections.
It said all State government and private establishments should work with 50% of employees at a time and encourage work from home.
“Swimming pools, spas, gyms, beauty parlours, saloons and wellness centres shall remain closed. All entertainment parks, zoos and tourist places shall remain closed.”