West Bengal: CM Mamata Banerjee announces reopening of schools and colleges from 15th November

News Desk: Schools and colleges will reopen in West Bengal from 15 November, state Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee announced on Monday. This comes as Bengal continues to witness a spike in the number of cases of coronavirus.

CM Banerjee has urged people to follow the safety protocols rigourously to curb the spread of the viral infection.

The Bengal chief minister has urged everyone to wear their facemasks properly, covering the nose, to avert being infected with the disease.

“Please wear the mask properly. The number of Covid cases registered a spike after Durga Puja. Hence, you must follow the Covid safety precautions, do not keep the mask hanging from your chin” CM Banerjee said at a meeting.

Banerjee has urged everyone to follow the coronavirus safety protocols during the upcoming Kali Puja, Diwali, Chhat Puja and Jagaddhatri Puja festivities.

The Trinamool Congress chief has also warned people about a rise in the number of malaria cases in the state, especially in north Bengal.