The army officials were seen assisting the local administration in clearing out the roads. A JCB machine was also used by the team to restore infrastructure in state capital Kolkata.

Govt has issued guidelines for air passengers as to how they should conduct themselves during air travel. Also, below mentioned are some of Dos and Don'ts during air travel.

All passengers also must compulsorily be registered with the Aarogya Setu app on their phones as per the directives.

"Government must immediately appropriate all the gold lying with all the Religious Trusts in the country, worth at least $1 trillion, according to the #WorldGoldCouncil. This is an emergency.PC," Chavan tweeted.

"Liquor is not an essential item and ordered the closure until 17 May, when the lockdown imposed by Centre is supposed to end," Madras High Court had said in its order.

A centralised approach is required to deal with the current situation but there should be a balance between Centre and states, said Banerjee in interaction

On being asked by Gandhi on what could be added to the government's package list for COVID-19, he said, "We can't really get cash to people. People who have Jan Dhan accounts can get money but many people don't, especially migrants may not have access.

According to the order issued, no arrears will be paid for the period from January 1, 2020, to June 30, 2021.

Gandhi said that the Congress has repeatedly urged the Prime Minister that there is "no alternative to testing, trace and quarantine programme."

Sonia Gandi said, "grave damage is being done to our social harmony. Our party, we will have to work hard to repair that damage."