Complete lockdown today Police to take stern measures against those venturing out without valid reason
| Wednesday | 5th August, 2020
The state government has announced a statewide complete lockdown seven days in August to stem the spike in COVID-19 cases.
Wednesday is the first day in the month of August when complete lockdown in the state will be imposed.
There was a complete lockdown on three days last month — July 23, 25 and 29 respectively.
Police will also keep a close watch for gatherings and immediate stringent measures will be taken for violating the lockdown norms.
As many as 100 domestic flight operations have been cancelled while seven long-distance trains, including Howrah-Yesvantpur Special, Howrah-Barbil-Howrah special, Patna-Shalimar Special and Bhubaneswar-Howrah-Bhubaneswar Special will remain suspended.