The state government authorities have been revising and updating the containment zones across West Bengal. The lists have been undergoing changes from time to time, depending on the detection of COVID-19 patients and after they have been treated and discharged.

Some areas that may have been part of containment zones have been excluded, while new areas have been brought under its purview. Restrictions on opening of shops, movement of vehicles are on in containment zones as usual, while the state has been observing a bi-weekly lockdown throughout the month of August that is applicable for the entire state, that is not just limited to containment areas.

The containment zones here have been listed for 22 districts of the state (there are no containment zones currently in West Burdwan district). Here’s the latest list of containment zones including Kolkata, Howrah, North and South 24 Parganas, which are some of the most affected areas in terms of the number of cases of COVID-19. In terms of the number of containment zones, Nadia, West Midnapore, East Burdwan, Birbhum have some of the highest numbers.

Here’s the list:

Containment zones of Kolkata (23)

Containment zones of Howrah (92)

Containment zones of North 24 Parganas (94)

Containment zones of South 24 Parganas (63)

Containment zones of Hooghly  (42)

Containment zones of Nadia (301)

Containment zones of East Midnapore (25)

Containment zones of West Midnapore (188)

Containment zones of East Burdwan (171)

Containment zones of West Burdwan (NIL)

Containment zones of Malda (4)

Containment zones of Jalpaiguri (14)

Containment zones of Darjeeling (7)

Containment zones of Kalimpong (34)

Containment zones of Uttar Dinajpur (90)

Containment zones of Dakshin Dinajpur (11)

Containment zones of Murshidabad (37)

Containment zones of Bankura (46)

Containment zones of Birbhum (102)

Containment zones of Cooch Behar (3)

Containment zones of Purulia (79)

Containment zones of Alipurduar (48)

Containment zones of Jhargram (2)

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