Local COVID information for “Kolkata, West Bengal, India”

COVID Risk Level: MODERATE (COVID-19 transmission is moderate in India. The transmission level is based on global health and disease data from John Hopkins University, updated December 2021.)
Last updated: December 2, 2021, 12:00 am

Government measures

The local government has imposed some restrictions.

While traveling in India you will be required to follow the guidelines introduced by the local government. These regulations are based on risk levels and aimed at improving your safety.

National Restrictions

Use of mask

Required
Face masks are required in public spaces, enclosed environments, and while on public transport.

Public transportation

Restrictions in place
Public transportation services are partially operational with variances to regular schedules. Please verify the accurate timetable with the relevant transportation company. Negative test results and quarantine may be required for inter-regional travel.

Restaurants

Restrictions in place
Restaurants are open with reduced capacity to allow for social distancing. Further restrictions are in effect for containment zones.

Bars

Restrictions in place
Bars are open with reduced capacity to allow for social distancing. Further restrictions are in effect for containment zones.

Nightclubs

Closed
Nightclubs are closed to limit the rate of transmission.

Shops

Restrictions in place
Essential shops are open with adapted safety measures in place, such as the use of hand sanitizer and social distancing. Non-essential businesses may be open in some areas.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the current COVID risk in Kolkata, West Bengal, India?

Currently the risk level is moderate. COVID-19 transmission is moderate in India. The transmission level is based on global health and disease data from John Hopkins University, updated December 2021.. The current R number is 0.925432649210587

Do I have to quarantine when I arrive?

Quarantine information is guided by your origin.
Please check our travel information page for more details.

Do I have to wear a mask in Kolkata, West Bengal, India?

Face masks are required.

Do I have to quarantine when I return to my country?

Quarantine information is guided by your origin.
Please check our travel information page for more details.

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