Type of Intervention: Executive Order
Sectors Involved: Civil Defence, Local Government, Social Services, Supply Chains, Transportation
Intervention Categories: Social and physical distancing measures; Domestic travel
Level of Jurisdiction: Regional, State
Lead People/Agency: The West Bengal State Government
Overview: The West Bengal government has decided to put the state under complete lockdown for two days every week w.e.f. 23rd July, 2020. This decision has been taken by the state government fearing the risk of community spread in some areas. This lockdown will be over and above the lockdown that was already in effect in containment zones in West Bengal.
Full details here: https://www.timesnownews.com/auto/features/article/west-bengal-two-days-lockdown-every-week-check-out-latest-travel-rules-in-the-state/624452
Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group, Perception of an increased threat