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Jharkhand  /  Published 02.04.20

Dhanbad samples negative

Twenty-two samples, including those of 10 Indonesian religious preachers evacuated from a site in Govindpur, tested negative for Covid-19 on Thursday, a big relief for residents of Dhanbad.All 22 samp...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

North East  /  Published 02.04.20

Coronavirus fear sends Golaghat into tizzy

Golaghat district is on its toes after eight persons tested positive for Covid-19, the first case in Upper Assam, on Wednesday night.As those who tested positive had attended the Nizamuddin congregati...
By Sanjoy Hazarika in Bokakhat

Jharkhand  /  Published 01.04.20

At RIMS, fear without gear

Around 35 outsourced health workers, deputed at the Covid-19 centre at RIMS here, on Wednesday shouted slogans against the hospital management for deputing them to handle patients with coronavirus-lik...
By Raj Kumar in Ranchi

North East  /  Published 01.04.20

Nalbari area sealed after Covid-19 case

One of the four persons who tested positive in Assam on Wednesday is an inhabitant of Uttar Pradesh and had reached the state along with 10 others from Nizamuddin in Delhi for some “religious matter...
By Neelim Akash Kashyap in Nalbari

North East  /  Published 01.04.20

Minister cautions people

Mizoram health minister R. Lalthangliana on Tuesday cautioned people of the state against taking chloroquine hydroxychloroquine and azithromycin without prescription.The health minister said he came t...
By Henry L. Khojol in Aizawl

Calcutta  /  Published 31.03.20

Switched off: phones of some fliers

Around 11,000 international passengers have arrived in the city between March 9 and March 26, and tracking a number of them has turned out to be impossible, sources in the state government said on Tue...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

World  /  Published 31.03.20

70 new Tokyo infections

Japan’s capital recorded more than 70 new coronavirus infections on Tuesday for its highest tally in a single day, as pressure mounted on the prime minister to order a lockdown.Japanese cases topped...
By Reuters in Tokyo

Jharkhand  /  Published 31.03.20

Coronavirus comes to Jharkhand

Jharkhand reported its first confirmed novel coronavirus positive case on Tuesday, a woman in her twenties from Malaysia. Both state health secretary Nitin Madan Kulkarni and Rajendra Institute of Med...
By TT Bureau in Ranchi

World  /  Published 31.03.20

US coronavirus death toll surges past 3,000

The US death toll from the coronavirus pandemic climbed past 3,000 on Monday, the deadliest day yet in the country’s mounting crisis, while New York cheered the arrival of a gleaming 1,000-bed US Na...
By Reuters in New York

North East  /  Published 31.03.20

1st Covid case in Assam

Assam on Tuesday became the third state in the Northeast to register a coronavirus case, a 52-year-old man from Karimganj district with travel history. The first case was reported from Manipur and the...
By Satananda Bhattacharjee in Hailakandi


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