Amid the lockdown, sweet shops in West Bengal will be allowed to operate for eight hours everyday, said Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.
"Sweet shops will be allowed to operate for 8 hours now, from 8 am to 4 pm everyday," said Ms Banerjee.
The State Government had earlier allowed sweet shops to operate for four hours from 12 noon to 4 pm everyday.
According to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, 231 COVID-19 cases have been reported in the state so far.
India's total number of coronavirus positive cases reached 12,759, including 10,824 active cases, 1514 cured/discharged/migrated and 420 deaths.
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