Opinion  /  Published 16.07.21

Covid: Go to war armed with data

The death toll in the second wave of the Covid crisis in India has garnered international attention because of its sheer number. In spite of the paucity of Covid-19-related data in India, even a curso...
By Sabir Ahamed

Calcutta  /  Published 29.05.21

Covid death data reveals shift

More people without comorbidities have died of Covid-19 in Bengal in the second wave this year compared with the first last year, the state health department’s published data has revealed. Amon...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 01.12.20

Covid: death rate increases

The percentage of people with comorbidities in the share of Covid-19 deaths in the state has fallen while that of people without comorbidities has risen, according to data published by the Bengal heal...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 27.11.20

CMC uploads comorbidity survey data

The Calcutta Municipal Corporation on Thursday completed uploading on its server the data from the comorbidity undertaken two months ago. The survey, aimed at further fine tuning the state government...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 13.11.20

Covid recoveries outrun new cases

Bengal on Thursday, continuing with the longest spell of an uninterrupted drop in total active Covid-19 cases, logged 3,856 new cases and yet another new high in daily recoveries at 4,453, spurring th...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta


Calcutta  /  Published 05.11.20

CMC rapped over work refusal

 Several employees of the Calcutta Municipal Corporation have been showcaused after they resisted the additional work of uploading comorbidity data, a CMC official said on Wednesday. Uploading t...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 31.10.20

Daily recoveries cross 4,000

Bengal for the first time logged over 4,000 recoveries from Covid-19 in a day with 4,015 patients being reported cured of the pathogen on Friday, outnumbering 3,979 new infections. The higher recover...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 30.10.20

Slow data upload delays comorbidity analysis

The uploading of data on the prevalence of comorbidities among Calcuttans, which was supposed to be done before Durga Puja, is far from complete, government and Calcutta Municipal Corporation official...
By Sanjay Mandal, Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 30.10.20

Comorbidity priority for vaccine

Bengal Assembly’s deputy Speaker Sukumar Hansda breathed his last on Thursday. He was 66. The two-term Jhargram MLA was suffering from cancer. Mamata Banerjee, in a tweet, said she was “de...
By Pranesh Sarkar , Snehamoy Chakraborty in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 26.10.20

Covid: 4,127 new cases & 60 deaths

Bengal on Mahanavami Sunday logged over 4,000 new Covid-19 cases for the sixth consecutive day, with 4,127, and 60 deaths, including 14 in Calcutta and 18 in North 24-Parganas. On the brighter side, ...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta


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