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News  /  Published 19.01.22

Covid: Why no mask? ‘Can’t breathe in the fresh air of the river if I wear a mask’

A man on a scooter without a mask was stopped by a traffic cop on Brabourne Road in northwest Kolkata. When asked why his face was uncovered, he said: “Why should I answer you?” The cop fi...
By Pradip Sanyal, Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

India  /  Published 19.01.22

Covid: tally stands at 3,79,01,241

  With 2,82,970 new coronavirus infections being reported in a day, India's total tally of COVID-19 cases rose to 3,79,01,241, which includes 8,961 cases of the Omicron variant, according to...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 19.01.22

Delhi: key officers for Covid care

The Delhi government deployed senior nursing officers from public hospitals as nodal officers to monitor the management of Covid patients and vaccination at private facilities. Government hospitals h...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

News  /  Published 19.01.22

Bengal tops in Covid death rate; Kolkata health experts blame it on other ailments

The number of Covid deaths has risen in the last fortnight but doctors and public health experts said most of the patients died because of other ailments and not any critical condition resulting from ...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

News  /  Published 19.01.22

Wedding Covid relaxation a boon, bookings pour in for picnic spots for January 23, 26 & 30

According to the state government’s rule, weddings are allowed amid the current surge in Covid cases but the number of guests cannot exceed 200 or 50 per cent of the venue’s capacity, whic...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

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News  /  Published 19.01.22

Marginal dip in admission of Covid patients in Kolkata hospitals

Several hospitals in Kolkata are witnessing a marginal dip in admission of Covid patients over the last few days but doctors warned that it was too early to say the current wave of infections has star...
By Sanjay Mandal in Kolkata

India  /  Published 19.01.22

Some Covid survivors money cannot bend

Mousami Mohanty lost her husband Abhisekh Mohapatra to Covid a few months after their wedding last year. On Monday, Mousami settled an account. Mousami, 24, the daughter of a peon in a government off...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

India  /  Published 19.01.22

Covid: 3 reasons for fall in count

A mix of narrower targeted Covid-19 testing, home-based self-testing kits and large cities approaching epidemic peaks might explain falling counts of daily new infections nationwide, doctors and healt...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 19.01.22

Infection after Covid jab builds immunity: Study

Research findings released on Tuesday have suggested that an omicron infection in fully vaccinated people effectively induces immunity against itself and enhances protection against other coronavirus ...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 19.01.22

Covid: 10,430 new cases, 34 deaths

Bengal on Tuesday reported 10,430 Covid-19 cases, including 2,205 from Calcutta. In 24 hours till 9am on Tuesday, the state also logged 13,308 recoveries and 34 deaths, resulting in a drop in the tot...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta


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