A new and potentially more transmissible coronavirus variant raised concern about what may be next in the pandemic. The strain, named Omicron, was designated as a variant of concern by the World Health Organization.
Lockdown in West Bengal Extended (due to Omicron) upto 31.01.2022
Marriage related functions shall be allowed with a maximum of 200 people at a time or 50% seating capacity of the hall/ venue, whichever is lower.
Additional Restrictions during Lockdown upto 15.01.2022
All government offices including public undertakings shall function with 50% of employees at a time. Work from home shall be encouraged as far as possible.
Lockdown in West Bengal Extended (due to Omicron) upto 15.01.2022
Restrictions relating to movement of people and vehicles between 11 PM to 5 AM shall continue to be in force but shall be relaxed for Christmas and New Year celebrations during 24th December 2021 to 1st January 2022.
Lockdown in West Bengal due to Coronavirus variant “Omicron”
After a review of the current situation of COVID pandemic and the concerns due to newly detected coronavirus variant “omicron”, the existing restrictions and protocols will be continued.