The lockdown will be effective from 3pm on Tuesday
Narail district will be under lockdown for an indefinite period from 3pm on Tuesday to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus.
Narail Deputy Commissioner Anjuman Ara issued a directive in this regard on Monday afternoon.
Speaking on the matter, Anjuman Ara said: "We took the decision of lockdown as the number of coronavirus cases are increasing in the district.
As per the directive, no one can leave or enter the district during lockdown and no vehicles -- except those engaged in emergency services -- will be allowed to ply in the district during the lockdown period.
As of Monday, Narail has reported 14 Covid-19 cases so far.