Malda: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday urged individuals not to panic over the worsening COVID-19 state of affairs because the state authorities is taking “each possible measure” to verify the unfold of the illness.
Banerjee, whereas addressing a press meet right here, pressured that evening curfew might not be an answer in Bengal, the place “political air pollution” wants to be checked first.
The CM, nevertheless, didn’t clarify what precisely she was referring to as “political air pollution”.
Listing out the steps taken by the state authorities to tackle the state of affairs, equivalent to improve within the variety of COVID beds in hospitals, she requested all places of work to make do with 50 per cent workforce for now.
“I might urge everybody not to panic. We have fashioned a job pressure to tackle the COVID-19 surge. We have elevated the variety of beds, secure houses,” she said.
Banerjee additionally urged the central authorities to guarantee clean provide of vaccines and medicines.
“We have demanded extra vaccines as there’s a extreme scarcity. The Centre ought to guarantee clean provide of vaccines, medicines and oxygen cylinders,” she mentioned.
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