Covid 19 Vaccine
West Bengal  /  Published 12.01.22

Calcutta HC forms new Mela committee

Calcutta High Court on Tuesday disbanded a committee it had constituted earlier with leader of Opposition Suvendu Adhikari as one of three members to monitor adherence to Covid-19 protocols at the Gan...
By Tapas Ghosh and Arkamoy Datta Majumdar 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

News  /  Published 11.01.22

Kolkata students worry over jab eligibility

A section of students who are down with Covid or have had it in the recent past are worried about when they can get the jab. The worry stems from lack of clarity about what would be expected if vacci...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

News  /  Published 10.01.22

Jab certificate must to attend St Xavier’s University’s convocation

 All graduating students who will visit St Xavier’s University, New Town, to receive their degrees at the institute’s third convocation scheduled for February 12 must come with a Covi...
By Our Special Correspondent in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 06.01.22

Double jab must for tea workers

Three associations of tea planters in the Dooars, which has the highest concentration of tea estates in the north, have ordered all their member gardens to ban workers who have not received both doses...
By Anirban Choudhury in Alipurduar


West Bengal  /  Published 06.01.22

Covid: Calcutta logs 6,170 new cases

Bengal on Wednesday reported 14,022 new Covid-19 infections — above 14,000 in a 24-hour period for the first time since May 26 last year — including 6,170 or 44 per cent of the state&rsquo...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

News  /  Published 05.01.22

Council’s advice to schools: Tell parents to vaccinate kids

The ICSE council has advised school heads to encourage parents to get their children vaccinated “at the earliest”. The Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE) said ...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 04.01.22

Over 1 lakh teenagers get Covid jab on Day 1

Bengal administered the first dose of Covid-19 vaccine to over one lakh minors from  age 15 and above, touching 102,829 at 8pm on Monday, the first day of the drive. The number of jabs achieved ...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

Jharkhand  /  Published 03.01.22

State: kids queue up for jabs readily

In Dhanbad, vaccines were given on Monday at 24 schools of the district, including seven schools of Dhanbad sadar area, three each of Govindpur, Jharia & Nirsa, and two each at Bahmara, Baliapur, ...
By Our Bureau in Ranchi, Jamshedpur, Dhanbad

News  /  Published 02.01.22

Kolkata schools gear up for immunisation of students against Covid

A government school in the Sundarbans has been told by a neighbouring hospital that the vaccination of its students between 15 and 18 will begin on Monday. A city school is still awaiting a jab schedu...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar, Subhankar Chowdhury in Kolkata


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