West Bengal Lockdown News: The West Bengal government on Wednesday withdrew the complete lockdown on August 28 and imposed a curfew on August 20 instead. As a result, the lockdown dates have been revised yet again to 6 days this month. This is the fourth time the government has revised the lockdown dates for August. Also Read - School Reopening News: West Bengal to Take Decision on Opening of Schools After Mid-November

The revision comes in view of difficulties cited by businesses and banking operators due to the consecutive two-day lockdown in the last week of August, the statement read. Also Read - Maharashtra Extends COVID Lockdown Till October 31; Hotels, Bars to Reopen With 50% Capacity

Here are the revised lockdown dates:

August 5, Wednesday
August 8, Saturday
August 20, Thursday
August 21, Friday
August 27, Thursday
August 31, Monday

The state has already observed complete lockdown on August 5 and 8 with tightened security and shutdown of non-essential activities. No gatherings or congregations, and flights to or from the city are allowed on such days.