Lockdown Extension News: A comprehensive town-wide lockdown will be imposed in Kalimpong Municipality for seven days, starting 9 am tomorrow to curb the spread of coronavirus or COVID-19. West Bengal has so far registered 53,973 COVID-19 cases and 1,290 deaths.Also Read - 5 Ways to Improve Your Gut Health During the Pandemic

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All offices– private and government (except those providing Essential Services, Health Services, Law and Order, Disaster Management, Electricity and others) will remain shut. Also Read - Is Delhi Govt Planning To Lift Covid Curbs in National Capital as Cases Dip? LG Baijal Likely To Decide On Jan 27

All religious and social activities (except marriages and last rites) will remain prohibited.

All market complexes and shops selling non-essential items to remain shut.

All vehicular movement (except the movement of goods and services and for emergency services) restricted.

Meanwhile, normal life came to a grinding halt in West Bengal today as a complete lockdown was enforced across the state to break the chain of surging novel coronavirus cases. All shops were shut and all modes of transport went off the roads as part of the state government’s plan to clamp restrictions two days a week. A similar lockdown will take place place next Wednesday.