The West Bengal government on Saturday extended the lockdown in the state till May 30 amid the spike in cases of COVID-19. This came after it registered its highest single-day spike of 20,846 fresh cases of the infection on Friday, taking the state's tally to 10,94,802.
The death toll in West Bengal rose to 12,993 after 136 more people, including five eminent doctors, succumbed to the infection, the health department had said in its bulletin.
Here's what allowed and not allowed during the lockdown:
All schools, colleges, and Anganwadi centers will remain closed during the lockdown
All government and private offices and establishments in West Bengal shall remain closed.
Essential emergency services will be allowed to function.