News  /  Published 24.08.22

A few Covid cases are still critical in Kolkata hospitals

The elderly and those with comorbidities are still turning critical after contracting Covid, although the number of daily new cases has come down significantly. Two Covid patients died at one pr...
By Sanjay Mandal in Kolkata

News  /  Published 07.02.22

Comorbid Covid patients to be treated in general hospitals to check death count

The number of Covid deaths in Bengal has not dropped, unlike the daily new infection count, prompting the government to plan to treat patients incidentally diagnosed with Covid at general hospitals, i...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 15.01.22

Bengal breaks active case record

Bengal’s total active Covid-19 caseload on Friday reached 1,45,483, the highest-ever since the first infection had been recorded in the state in March, 2020. Prior to Friday, the highest-ever a...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 11.01.22

Process for booster doses begin

The process to provide precautionary third dose of Covid-19 vaccine to frontline workers and immunity-compromised 60-plus population began in Bengal on Monday. Health department sources said around 35...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri

West Bengal  /  Published 31.12.21

Teen students to get Covid jab in schools

The Bengal health department has decided to vaccinate teenagers between 15-18 years against Covid-19 in their own schools amid rising cases linked to the omicron variant of the coronavirus. The vacci...
By Binita Paul in Siliguri


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