Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has prolonged the present lockdown with relaxations within the state from June 30 to July 31. Saying this on the finish of a 3-hour all occasion assembly in the present day, Ms Banerjee mentioned, “The COVID-19 drawback is spreading. Let is try to prolong the lockdown with restrictions until July 31.”
Bengal recorded 370 new circumstances of coronavirus yesterday, which took the entire to 14,728. Of those, the variety of energetic circumstances is 4,930. Apart from, 11 deaths had been recorded which introduced the entire to 580.
One other key resolution on the coronavirus disaster taken throughout in the present day’s assembly is to enhance companies to non- coronavirus sufferers.
The political events agreed that non-COVID-19 sufferers had been dealing with nice problem in getting therapy at hospitals. The problem must be tackled and personal hospitals taken on board, Ms Banerjee mentioned.
A cap on price of therapy too is on the anvil. “Maharashtra and Delhi have achieved it. We should always too,” she mentioned. The chief secretary will oversee an advisory to non-public hospitals.
“All events demanded this cover, Ms Banerjee mentioned, including, “This isn’t a time to do enterprise. There’s a pandemic and hospitals should work within the spirit of service.”
On Cyclone Amphan, which too got here up for dialogue, Opposition leaders of the Left claimed a victory after the Chief Minister despatched out a robust message that corruption and nepotism is not going to be tolerated in distribution of aid.
Simply yesterday, the Trinamool Congress sacked a councillor at Mathurapur 2 block for allotting aid funds to household and pals, together with individuals who had two-storey homes unaffected by the cyclone.
The sacking got here after offended protests by villagers on the Block Growth Workplace.
Comparable protests had been reported from Deganga in North 24 Parganas yesterday.
Corruption in aid distribution has been a long-standing grievance by the opposition in opposition to the ruling Trinamool. The Chief Minister has additionally arrange an all-party committee to supervise Amphan aid associated points particularly within the worst-affected Sunderbans.